Words from the River

“May what I do flow from me like a river, no forcing and no holding back, the way it is with children.”

Rainer Maria Rilke
  • My Latest Book Is Available Now!

    February 20, 2020 by

    I am excited to announce that my latest book, a book of poetry, lyrics, and photography, is now available on Amazon! The theme of this book is renewal and restoration, moving on from the past to a bright future. Spring is a month away, and just as nature renews itself each year, we can be… Read more

  • Episode 11: A MuddyUm Associated Press Special Report

    December 19, 2019 by

    This week, we have a special episode of the Words from the River podcast, featuring an array of writers for the MuddyUm publication on medium.com. You can find the publication HERE. Each of the writers who have contributed to this podcast write a variety of great work across Medium, from humor, to fiction, to poetry… Read more

  • Episode 10: Christina Ward

    December 12, 2019 by

    Click to listen on Spotify, Google Podcasts, PocketCasts, Anchor and RadioPublic Her writing, rich with imagery, nature themes, and raw analysis of human nature, has been published in the Cameo, the Arrowhead, Wolff Poetry Literary Magazine, Vita Brevis Press, on her WordPress blog: Fiddleheads & Floss, as well as in various publications on Medium. Awards… Read more

  • Top Ten Bannable Christmas Carols

    December 11, 2019 by

    Keeping Christmas Safe for All The Top Ten Bannable Christmas Carols Keeping Christmas safe for all: satire We all love holiday music. Some people love it so much they start playing it in October, which of course makes them sociopaths. However, there are some Christmas songs that just should not be part of a woke society.… Read more

  • Kevin's Perfect Gift

    December 7, 2019 by

    They agreed on a $200 spending limit. It was one of the most generous limits Julie and Kevin had imposed in their 15 year marriage. Julie was determined to spend it well. And it was time to begin shopping – today. Otherwise, she wouldn’t be done by Christmas. “Good to see you again, Mrs. Dillard,”… Read more

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