Hello! Hooray! (As Alice Cooper once sang.) As you who have been following the Word List know, I have been delving into my early influences of late. But now it's time to switch things up!
This week, our list is taken from two books by my friend Susie Clevenger: "Dirt Road Dreams" and "Insomnia's Ink." Susie is an amazing poet I have been being impressed by since way back in Real Toads days, and she only keeps on getting better.
You can find her at Confessions Of A Laundry Goddess and at Black Ink Howl, two blogs chock full of poetry to get lost in. Her writing is always heartfelt, incisive, and original. I urge you to go see!
Meanwhile, without further ado, here is your list! Just choose at least 3 of the 20 words I have selected from Susie's books and use them in an original poem of your own. Then link up, visit others, and bask in a quiet air of sublime accomplishment. :-)
Yay! Susie is the best! I remember those glorious days of writing our faces off at Real Toads. They were wonderful! I am under the weather, but will try to write something.ReplyDelete
I am delighted to see this Shay! Susie is such an amazing poet and friend! Her books and poetry are truly beautiful! I WILL be back by Friday, I promise!ReplyDelete
Susie FTW!!!! I ordered the books, can't wait!ReplyDelete
I've only recently been introduced to Susie's poetry and have been inspired by her exquisite word-smithing, as with yours Shay. Glad to have another reason to explore her poetry some more.ReplyDelete
Dora, I cant find a place to leave a comment on your wonderful poem. Is there one and I just cant see it?Delete
Thanks Sherry! I decided to take it down as I put it up too quickly, if you know what I mean. I really need to sit on what I write and edit more than I do. Appreciate your comment though, so much. ❤️Delete
Dora, I have deleted the dead link, but hope that yuou will return and link again when you are ready.Delete
Thank you Shay. 🙂Delete
I'm psyched to see Susie up at bat for this week's list! Her poetry has knocked my socks off many times. I've copied down the list and will hope to be back with something.ReplyDelete
Thanks so much Shay for featuring me on your word list. I am honored. I am going to grab the list and see what I can create.ReplyDelete
My pleasure, Susie,Delete
I made good on my promise. I will be back later this evening to read all the wonderful poetry.ReplyDelete
Hello, Shay- Fantastic word list- thank you!ReplyDelete
Great word list!! Susie was born with a silver pen in her hand. Ain't she good!!!ReplyDelete
I'd write if I weren't beginning my November Sabbatical. I might anyway but save it for December.
Thank you Shay for having her here.