Welcome, I'm glad you're here.
Let the ice cubes in your drink melt away and take your worries with them.
Sit here with me until our cups make so many rings on the table that we can measure our time together by counting them.
We will root for each other,
even when we feel more beat up than the baseboards in this old kitchen.
Some years will pass slowly and others too quickly, but we will always have this moment together.
You are always welcome here,
in this old house,
Ok, let’s start with the elephant in the room…
The word poetry carries with it a lot of stereotypes and assumptions.
When I say “I’m a poet.” out loud, it still sounds funny to me. Saying “I’m an author” is one thing, but saying “I’m a poet” feels a little extra. Like saying, “Well, now that you ask, I’m actually a Duke.” or “Call me Lord Nottingham.”
How did I become a poet?
Well, mostly by trying to avoid becoming one.
of Extraordinary Things
Welcome to the circus.
Whimsical games, thrilling rides,
and captivating performers await. Escape into a world where your dreams can become your reality.
Poetry and storytelling come together in this book to take you on a journey of self-discovery unlike any other.
Not all dreams involve striped tents or tightropes, but all dreams require taking a leap into the unknown.
This is the moment you’ve been waiting for.
What you find may surprise you.