One year of Where the Moss Grows Old

To be fair, I'm celebrating this first anniversary a little bit late. But Holy Week took precedence! But even without a new baby and one of the highlights of the Church Year, this date sort of snuck up on me. I had been thinking about my book as I've been writing poetry over the last …

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New Year’s Update

Well, I had planned on this being a video update and coming out at the beginning of January rather than the end, but as I seldom find a quiet moment where I won't wake the kids, a written one it shall be! I can't remember the last time I did an update, but the long …

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Poetry: Swift – Advice to the Grub Street Verse-writers

Ye poets ragged and forlorn,Down from your garrets haste;Ye rhymers, dead as soon as born,Not yet consign'd to paste; I know a trick to make you thrive;O, 'tis a quaint device:Your still-born poems shall revive,And scorn to wrap up spice. Get all your verses printed fair,Then let them well be dried;And Curll must have a …

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Review: The Choir Immortal

Image from Katie Schuermann's Website Author: Katie Schuermann Publisher: Concordia Publishing House Once again, I was blown away by Katie Schuermann's writing. Like the last book, this one was full of heart, suspense, and intense emotion. Best of all, it had a fulfilling end. I thought my heart would burst during the final pages. I …

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Oh poetry, how I love thee

Oh poetry, how I love thee