You can either roll it up and put it in orderly rows, or you can roll with it and see how it naturally grows. —M.M. Read another poem here and check out my new book of children's poems here.
It's not so much about doing well as it is about doing good. —M.M. Don't forget to check out my newest book, Tell Me When I'm Younger, out now on Amazon. Watercolor credit: T.C. Chiu of Pine Brook Studios in New Jersey. https://www.facebook.com/TcChiuArt/ For another poem, click here.
Triumph Rhymes with Pain Triumph is a mile long, And often rhymes with pain. It thinks it’s full of glory, but that’s all in your brain. It tries to leave you smiling; Instead, you’re out of breath, farther from the start of life, and closer to your death. But then the seconds lengthen. as... Continue Reading →
Mr. Babbage’s Cabbage Mr. Babbage was world-famous for his skill in vegetable cultivation. World famous in Freesaw County, that is. When it came time for the Freesaw County Fair, you knew the whole world and their kittens would turn up to see Mr. Babbage’s latest vegetable monstrosity. Last year Mr. Babbage’s giant potato was late... Continue Reading →
There stands the girl: strong, brave, and thoughtful. She gazes out the window taking it all in- the sunset, the warmth, the forest, the shadows- the multitude of tiny details which, for snatches of seconds, steal away her attention. A light breeze rustles across her dress and toys with loose strands of her hair. What... Continue Reading →
In 2007 Disney came out with a charming movie called Ratatouille. In the movie, a critic named Anton Ego comes to the restaurant. The following is his conversation with the waiter: Anton Ego: After reading a lot of overheated puffery ... you know what I'm craving? A little perspective. That's it. I'd like some fresh, clear, well-seasoned... Continue Reading →