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A Creative Writing Morning (A Poem)

By Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: It feels good to be able to spend certain mornings working creative pieces, especially as a New Year gets underway. When is your favorite time to write during the day?] I’m going to have a Creative Writing Morning     right after a hearty breakfast for strength and endurance          toContinue reading “A Creative Writing Morning (A Poem)”

During the Rain (A Haiku)

By Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: We’re getting a significant storm front coming through my area right now. The rain has been a blessing, in more than one way. It has been easier to fall asleep at night and has inspired some creative inspiration. What are your favorite things to do when it rains?] When rainstormsContinue reading “During the Rain (A Haiku)”

Storied Enchantments (A Poem)

By Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: I’ve looked up to master wordsmiths all my life. They can fill the lives of people with so much joy, and in my mind they are true wizards capable of casting spells and enchantments on their audiences.] On stormy afternoons  when tears     trickle       like  Continue reading “Storied Enchantments (A Poem)”

A Written Soul (A Poem)

By Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: More musings on the creative process.] I have read that writing reflects its author    as if texts were images upon a pond surface But unlike a pond that ripples and changes    what writers set down on a page can linger    centuries after we have disappeared into timeContinue reading “A Written Soul (A Poem)”

Snatches of Creativity (A Poem)

By Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: I remember hearing that the mark of a good writer is the ability to set pen to paper even amid the insanity of life. At least, it certainly comes in handy most of the time.] I would love to sit at home and write for a while    except thereContinue reading “Snatches of Creativity (A Poem)”