Posts for The 25th Hour

An Occasional Poet

The 25th Hour November 3, 2016

An image or a cluster of words starts forming around an idea, possibly at an inopportune time, like while I’m…

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In the Margins

The 25th Hour October 27, 2016

I’m eleven, sitting on the front stoop of our split-level with my Mead notebook on my lap, watching the last…

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How Motherhood Erased the Muse

The 25th Hour October 20, 2016

My children are scared of the vacuum cleaner and the dark that slips between crochet hooks of their blankets. They…

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A Poetry Book, A Notebook, and an Apron

The 25th Hour October 13, 2016

My writing process begins with a closed door, a large, leather arm-chair, found at a thrift store, a blank notebook,…

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