WOYWW 60: Gifts From A Poet

Hope Is A Blind BardSister Maura Eichner This week, I received some distressing news. As a result, I’m departing from my regularly scheduled WOYWW post to share a poem that a former teacher, friend, and mentor wrote. I am sharing it in both written form and on video – I was actually present at this reading! […]

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Robert Frost: Nothing Gold Can Stay

Autumn ATC: Brilliant Colors When I think about Autumn, Robert Frost’s classic poem, Nothing Gold Can Stay, always comes to mind. I first discovered this poetic gem as a young girl when Ponyboy recited the poem to Johnny during a particularly poignant scene from S.E. Hinton’s award-winning novel, The Outsiders:   Nature’s first green is gold, Her […]

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Quilling & A Heart Of Hope

Art by Antonella DeFalco of Quilling, Art And Expression Quilling – the Renaissance art of rolling, folding and gluing thin strips of papers into decorative shapes and intricate designs – has experienced a resurgence among paper crafters in recent years. I tried my hand at Quilling once. I soon discovered that while the concept of Quilling […]

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