Category Archives: Poems

A Good News Day

 Easter Blessings.  I don’t have cute newly hatched chicks, but I had this photo of newly hatched alligator babies, scales rather than feathers. In my town we have small peepers and tree frogs singing now, and not an alligator around for … Continue reading

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Leverett, A Unique Hill Town

The small towns that perch on hills, both sides of the Connecticut River Valley are called hilltowns.  Each small town has it’s own flavor of uniqueness, much like our local ice creams and CSAs.  Each has a set of weather that’s … Continue reading

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As we grow old — Discover

A beautiful poem on aging and and wisdom by Senator Murray Sinclair, former chair of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada: As we grow old / the ground we walk on / rises up / so that, / as … Continue reading

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Between the Quabbin and Connecticut River

      Route 2 travels past the North Quabbin towns and crosses over Connecticut River in Erving MA. Although Route 2 is the only major east/west road, it only has one lane going in each direction. For over twenty … Continue reading

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Petersham, Tucked near the Quabbin

The North Quabbin area is often called The Accidental Wilderness. Greenwich, Enfield, Dana, and Prescott are four towns that were settled in the 1700s in the Swift River Valley.  This area was chosen as a perfect area to flood to make … Continue reading

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Book Launch / Happy St. Patricks Day The link above takes you to where all profits from the book will go, if you’d like to know more, or just donate to them. The book is just off the printer’s now, and the official party launch a … Continue reading

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Small Towns, what’s so special?

    Every October in Warwick we have a top notice pop up art show.  Anyone in Warwick or surrounding towns can put all manner of crafts or fine arts into the show.  We have beginners, kids, to top-notch artists … Continue reading

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Saturday,​ March 16 Art Show

2019 Annual Student & Teacher Show! Saturday, March 16, 1-3pm At Leverett Crafts & Arts, Leverett Center, next to Town Hall Refreshments & Music A vibrant show of work by about 20 students and Louise Minks! You will love it! … Continue reading

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Poppy Road Review Thanks to Sandy Benitez for publishing my poem ‘March Madness” today.  Click on the link to take a look at this poetry journal, and if you have time, please leave a comment. And yes, I just took this photo … Continue reading

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Bosque La Primavera

  Primavera Forest / Bosque La Primavera     This forest holds my heart Este bosque sostiene mi corazón   Rio Caliente shimmers below us a waterfall tumble with clouds of heat   we climb  and scramble carefully over rocks … Continue reading

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