Poetry Under the Paintings with Annn Keeler Evans

I’ve told you about the little gathering of local poets and poetry enthusiasts that have been meeting on first Thursdays since May. We call it Poetry Under the Paintings, and it’s held at Faustina’s Gallery in Lewisburg. The first one you can read about here, and the June edition, here. The July gathering was every…

In Memory of a Good Man

I have written countless posts and shared many videos over the years from my home back in central Pennsylvania. I am deeply saddened to say that we lost one of the quiet giants of that world, a tender, strong, and supporting lover of music, poetry, and art. From hosting the first Sunday services of Music…

April Snow and Some School Bus Poems

Actually, I think we escaped this year with barely a flurry. Wait. I may be speaking too soon, the forecast I’m looking at on my tablet has rain with a low of 28° F this Tuesday and a slight chance of a flurry. And that’s despite a ridiculous summer preview today with a high just…

A Thursday Love Poem (or Two) with E.E. Cummings

My dear friend and champion of peace, Ann Keeler Evans has been reminding me lately about the importance of being present, and in-the-moment. But after starting the new year with a bad cold, followed by a knock-out horrible bout of the flu virus, I found myself needing a little bit of hope. And she’s right, as…

If I Were Someone Else

Tonight I had the pleasure of wishing my amazing friend Ann Keeler Evans a happy birthday. Last night I introduced you to Ann, but if you’ve been around here for a while you’ve probably seen her poetry readings before. She told someone at dinner tonight that she and I started the “Poetry Under the Paintings”…

David Reads “Making Peace” by Denise Levertov

My friend Ann Keeler Evans is also my minister, or the closest I have to one, and she’s been getting me to think a lot about peace lately. She posts an inspirational poem each day, and unlike me, she posts in the morning, not after midnight! And has been doing so for months! Funny thing…