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About Me
I retired after 32 yrs teaching art & literature. 1970 Alumni of Murray State Univ.,Murray, KY. Go Racers! I have 1 son & 5 grandchildren (including twins). I'm an avid reader,artist,traveler,& dancer in powwows. I've received the Jan. 2015 Golden Scroll Award for
A Cosmic Pledge  (E)
Two old lovers find a way to be together.
#1936718 by turtlemoon-dohi
, the 2013 Quills Award (H.Mention)for
Both Sides Of A Window  (13+)
A look from both sides of the window on a winter day. Won 2013 Quill Award.
#1963840 by turtlemoon-dohi
, Angel Army's award for Author of the Month July 2016. The Quill Awards 2014 Sig for nominees
Type of Writer
poet and songwriter....my watercolor stories
Writing Style
Still dabbling and doodling.Exploring and experimenting.Perhaps I will grow into something someday.
Watercolor/acrylic painting (check out my first published illustrated book, THE TRAVIS TALES,by WDC's author Rose Salsman aka Chanon ). available at Amazon.com. As a professional artist,I exhibit frequently at Hannibal Arts Council.
Favorite Books
Thirteen Moons, Black Elk Speaks,Sacagawea, Wuthering Heights, The Good Earth, Great Expectations,Pride and Prejudice, Wind From the Carolinas, Anne of Green Gables,Bayou, The Wayward Muse,Comanche Moon
Favorite Authors
Louise Erdrich, Charles Frazier, Pearl S. Buck, Jane Austin, L.M. Montgomery, Alice Hoffman, Robert Wilder, Catherine Anderson,Dr. Wayne Dyer, Elisa Lorello
Favorite Poets
Alfred Noyes (especially, "The Highwayman",read to me as a child by my mother..also my first inspiration to write poetry), Emily Dickinson, Alfred Lord Tennyson (esp:"The Lady Of Shalott")
Favorite Quote
[Tim Robbins..."Loss is imaginary. Nothing ever disappears in the universe; it only changes form."] [Rumi..."The morning breeze has secrets to tell you. Don't go back to sleep." ] [John C. Campbell Folk School..."I sing behind the plow."]
Favorite Music
Robbie Robertson,Brule,Robert Mirabal,Douglas Spotted Eagle, Nakai,Dylan,Stones,Steelheart, Josh Groban, B.J. Thomas, Teddy Thompson,Phillip Phillips,Michael Grimm,Judy Collins, Carly Simon,Joni Mitchell, Adelle, Loreena McKinnet/ Folk, Blues, Celtic
Favorite Movies
Against A Crooked Sky, Last of the Dogmen, Under the Tuscan Sun, Lorna Doone, Rich In Love, Chocolat, Bennie and Joon,Blue Butterfly,Shakespeare In Love, Dog Of Flanders,Avatar,Girl With the Pearl Earring,Don Juan Demarco,A Cool Dry Place,Songcatcher
Favorite Shows
Longmire, Merlin, PBS Masterpiece Classics: Downton Abbey,The Paradise, Poldark, PBS Masterpiece Mysteries, The Good Cop.
You are always in charge of those things in matters of the heart. Just believe it.
Rated: E
~220 Words
*Dollar* 251 GPs per review
Relationship, Romance/Love, Inspirational
Type: Poetry
Updated 4 years ago
A morning inspires a watercolor story.
Rated: E
~125 Words
*Dollar* 251 GPs per review
Nature, Home/Garden, Other
Type: Poetry
Updated 6 years ago
Romance can be likened to a campfire. Magic,excitement,a nd even serene,tender moments.
Rated: E
~164 Words
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Nature, Experience, Romance/Love
Type: Poetry
Updated 12 years ago
An allegorical tale about an eccentric nurseryman and his apple trees.
Rated: E
~231 Words
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Nature, Folklore, Other
Type: Poetry
Updated 6 years ago
Seek love, and know peace and thanksgiving in all things.
Rated: E
~166 Words
*Dollar* 251 GPs per review
Inspirational, Cultural, Nature
Type: Poetry
Updated 4 years ago
    Rated: E · Comedy · #1761252
    Sounding silly sometimes makes sense. These are actual quotes:
    Rated: E · Family · #2106549
    thoughts born from inspiration and frustration
    Rated: E · Emotional · #2285475
    free verse poem about an inner struggle with loss and spirit healing found in Nature
    Rated: E · Biographical · #1243355
    poetry: self-portrait, family, friends, relationships
    Rated: E · Nature · #1661458
    Poetry: love and spiritual experiences in nature
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