Wanna Play? All the glamour of poetry

In her blog, Pushing the Bruise, Roslynn Pryor explores poetry and pokes at bruises to see if they still hurt.  In this post, she issues a poetry invitation, having been inspired to write a sort of obituary poem by reading someone else’s sort-of obituary poem.  (It’s not as morbid as it sounds.)  You can read the…


In her blog, After the Ecstasy, the Laundry…, writer Cynthia Schrage explores matters of faith, health, and other facets of the quotidian and the existential.  This post is a simple, quiet meditation about a holy moment.  You can read it here: http://www.aftertheecstasythelaundry.com/sighing/

Things That Go Screech in the Night

On her blog, The Vast and Inscrutable Imponderabilities of Life, writer Antonia Malvino explores precisely what her blog title suggests, casting her net wide but always connecting the dots.  In this post, she considers wine, writing, turkeys, rural life, a frog chorus, owl victims, and Dickensian London…and yes, it all connects.  You can read it here:…

Just the Bra for This

Are you giggling?  In her blog, DeeScribes, Denise DiNoto–speech-language pathologist, world traveler, and writer–explores her clinical expertise, personal history, and living with a disability.  In this post, she hilariously considers familial endowments and fashionable taste.  You can read the post here (or better yet, watch the video–wonky lighting but her voice and expression!): https://deescribesblog.wordpress.com/2015/12/20/just-the-bra-for-this/