Owl’s Song

Hoot, hoot, hooot, whooo;I woke up to an owl’s songthe air speckled with frosttall, majestic trees laced in dollops of weary wintry weather. Hoot, hoot, hooot, whooo;I, still dazed from heavy sleep, woven in layers of colorful quiltswondering, willfully curious as a catof the song’s lyrical message. Hoot, hoot, hooot, whooo;I had longed for aContinue reading “Owl’s Song”

Winter Stillness

Stillness in the snow,pearl arraignment eastern sky…paint brush from above. Stillness in woodland,snowbirds climb tiered tree branches,wind whispers winter’s thaw. Stillness in dawn sky,dollops of snow on tall pines;winter covers earth. A haiku winter poem for earthweal open link weekend #53 P.L. Wolf, poet & author of Jemi’s Noble Quest “She is not afraid ofContinue reading “Winter Stillness”

No One

… just me “A man’s heart plans his way, But the Lord directs his steps.” Proverbs 16:9 I’ve waited seasons,through times of bitter coldmonths of sweltering heat. As the red-wings return,the flight of Canadians fly toward southern lands. I’ve waited seasons,through times of marketing changes, changes, changes. As publishers pick people,writers with a popular standingand social following,Continue reading “No One”

As Time Goes By

“I remain confident of this: I will see the goodness of the LORD in the land of the living. Wait for the LORD; be strong and take heart and wait for the LORD.” Psalm 27:13-14 The coolness of the forest on a hot sunny day,Embraces my very soul and warms my heart,It is where IContinue reading “As Time Goes By”

Resting Place

It was ancient, their home, tall and stately. There they stood still staring through the veil of night. Waiting, wondering and watching each taking their turn while others rested.  It was said by many, “In their dreams they sleep with the moon.” But it was of no concern for soon break of day would come.Continue reading “Resting Place”

Front or Back: Does it Matter?

What’s in a book? Well, there’s a front, middle and back. When self-publishing an authors looks at a book in a whole new way. I came across the term Front Matter while going through KDP’s instructions. I thought, “What’s that?” It’s simple. Today I will explain the biology of a novel. The Front Matter (firstContinue reading “Front or Back: Does it Matter?”

Editing: Metamorphosis

A writer’s life is in a type of metamorphosis, as life passes by and years unfold a unique change has occurred in their writing skills. From poetry to prose, academics to artistry, or musing to marketing; all become steps toward transformation. Writing skills are being edited as time reveals new voices in an author’s abilities.Continue reading “Editing: Metamorphosis”

Sneak Peek: Chapter One

Jemi’s Noble Quest “Oh, Kenziah, you worry too much.” Jemi looked eagerly about as she continued, “Smell the spices, and enjoy the colors before us. These are our people. This is our home village. Father is respected and honored here. We are descendants of Job, who was one of the wealthiest men of the SyrianContinue reading “Sneak Peek: Chapter One”