Author Archives: mkturner12
I came across this website of free vintage stock photos taken from public archives. They scream for a story or poem to be written about them! Who is up for the challenge?
The following piece is a ‘Specular’ poem. This form was created by Julia Copus – a British poet, children’s novelist, and radio dramatist. It is named after the Latin word for a ‘mirror’ “because the second half of the poem uses the … Continue reading
I recently had a conversation with a coworker who heard a doctor speak about the most difficult part of dealing with loss: ambiguity. The people who have family members on the missing Malaysian Airlines flight are living through one of … Continue reading
I had trouble sleeping the other night. It was so bad that I didn’t actually fall asleep until 3am, only to be woken up by my nerve-frying alarm at 6am. Now, this isn’t a post to complain about my lack … Continue reading
Why is it that Monday mornings seem to be the most difficult day of the week to get going? Well, I’ll tell you; it’s because the sweet taste of weekend freedom is still teasing the tongue like lazy dripping honey. … Continue reading
My recent revelation was that I have been reading books with themes centered on appearances. Beginning with the non-fiction story An Invisible Thread by Laura Schroff and Alex Tresniowski, followed by Belle Prater’s Boy by Ruth White, and most recently Wonder … Continue reading