good people share faith, love, intimacy …  so trust the knowing in me with effort, I metamorphosed myself... synergy an interesting challenge... into determined socializing.   and maybe eventually everywhere the inevitable reward my purpose: i’m loved our time is playful so trust the knowing in me and maybe eventually everywhere the inevitable reward … … Continue reading NAPOMO #8


The Wind That Shakes The Barley There's music in my heart all day,       I hear it late and early,  It comes from fields are far away,       The wind that shakes the barley.  Above the uplands drenched with dew       The sky hangs soft and pearly,  An emerald world is listening … Continue reading NAPOMO #7


he can reach the top of the table under the crib behind the piano with ease   he grabs a toolkit a nail clipper some cheerios with tiny fingers   he finds beads rhinestones plastic clips in the shallow carpet   he's just tall enough to choke.     Lisa Holcomb 10/27/04


WHEN I AM AN OLD WOMAN I SHALL WEAR PURPLE With a red hat which doesn't go, and doesn't suit me. And I shall spend my pension on brandy and summer gloves And satin sandals, and say we've no money for butter. I shall sit down on the pavement when I'm tired And gobble up … Continue reading NAPOMO #5


Image Poem entitled "Jelena" Lisa Holcomb 2013   My eldest son was doing a poetry project for school, so I did it alongside him. One of the prompts was to write a poem inside a picture of how the poem made you feel.  It was interesting to do. Mine was depressing.  


If I can stop one heart from breaking, I shall not live in vain; If I can ease one life the aching, Or cool one pain, Or help one fainting robin Unto his nest again, I shall not live in vain. -Emily Dickinson

NAPOMO, day two

phone calllicking panic off my lips     uttering the               swollen words I wish i'd said when I talk         to youi'm always stiff as yesterday's cake I sit here and eat the       silencelike sky and caramel we've rotted in this embrace and now you spend time     cursing in the corner         and looking up at the                  ceiling as if it has all … Continue reading NAPOMO, day two

Books 2011

Books 1-5 posted about here. There were a couple other books I read before the Kage Baker ones, but it’s been so long that a) I can’t remember and b) I’ve already returned that batch to Steph.    That’s the way it goes sometimes. 6. The Sons of Heaven (The Company): The Last Book.  Oh … Continue reading Books 2011