Emily Dickinson and Writing Poetry


With all my misadventures this summer, I sadly discovered that I am behind on my blogging.  Today, while I looked through some old papers, I found an essay that I had written in college about Emily Dickinson’s poem, “I felt a Funeral, in my Brain.”  The paper was written over twenty years ago, and I would not bore you with the dissection of the poem.  However, part of the assignment was to write a poem in a similar style to Dickinson’s work, and that I would love to share today.  Continue reading “Emily Dickinson and Writing Poetry”

Oh My! We Really are Storytellers!


Stephen Crane, Emily Dickinson, Ernest Hemingway, and Robert Frost just a few of the famous authors, we are related to!  Yes!  I can’t believe it either! No wonder, our family loves telling stories and writing….It’s in the genes!  Continue reading “Oh My! We Really are Storytellers!”