The wonderful poet Mary Oliver once said, "Someone I loved once gave me a box full of darkness. It took me years to understand that this too, was a gift."Someone important to me is trying to hand me a box of darkness; I keep bending myself into impossible shapes to avoid accepting it. Well, no … Continue reading Mary Oliver Was Wise
Changes to MMM
Hi, y'all! For at least the month of March, there won't be regular Mel's Monday Musings. I've noticed a decline over the past several months in my offerings to you, and it's partly because I'm posting when I feel like I have to, vs. when I have something of value (imo) to share. Let's change … Continue reading Changes to MMM
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A Good Girl
Mel’s Monday Musings: February 21, 2022
NOT a poem this time!
Mel’s Monday Musings: February 14, 2022
It IS Valentine's Day, y'all, so of course I'm going with (yet another) love poem today. This one, though, is about reclaiming/dusting off love of one's roots, and about being proud of who you are/where you're from no matter what other people think. i was talking to the night wind,not to you,speaking as a southern … Continue reading Mel’s Monday Musings: February 14, 2022
Mel’s Monday Musings: February 7, 2022
Is the theme of this blog changing?
Mel’s Monday Musings: January 31, 2022
new art alert!
Mel’s Monday Musings: January 24, 2022
Good things are coming!
Mel’s Monday Musings: January 17, 2022