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Journal Entry #41-Literary Observations and Promotion Questions

This past week has been quite busy. We had a lot of rain where I live, and there was even the possibility of snowfall (although it seems to have passed us by for the time being). I have also writing quite a bit every day, working on another much longer story to eventually self-publish. LiteraryContinue reading “Journal Entry #41-Literary Observations and Promotion Questions”

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Opened Wings (A Poem)

By Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: Do you often have dreams were you get to fly? The feeling is remarkable.] Deep in my dreams. . .            I learned that I could fly With opened wings                         fully extended             I took to the skies with just                                    a little touch of trepidation Fearful to fall fromContinue reading “Opened Wings (A Poem)”

The Games That Rabbits Play (A Poem)

By Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: Even though it has been chilly, the rabbits near where I live are as playful as ever. Have you ever watched rabbits having fun?] Early this morning I peered outside    where the grass sparkled with dew    after a night serenaded by rainfall Two rabbits sat face-to-face     bunchedContinue reading “The Games That Rabbits Play (A Poem)”

Literary Structures (A Poem)

By Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: I just love the thought of books being like structures we, as readers, get invited to explore.] A simple pen touched to a blank canvas page      can lay the foundation for a new chapter             in many textual lives—                        born from words to breathe                              upon each readingContinue reading “Literary Structures (A Poem)”

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)”

Spirit Mouse (A Poem)

By Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: This poem is based on the game “The Spirit and the Mouse,” where a little mouse runs around helping sad people in a certain town. It’s a very uplifting little game, and here is a trailer on YouTube to show what it looks like: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H5jpnShiiLs.%5D Among moonlit streets and naturalContinue reading “Spirit Mouse (A Poem)”

For Those Who Grant the Wishes of Children (A Poem)

By Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: Merry Christmas Eve, everyone! At this time of the year, as with throughout the year, there are so many charitable people and organizations doing their part to give those in need cheer and a better future. This poem is for them.] Let this poem become a marked tribute   forContinue reading “For Those Who Grant the Wishes of Children (A Poem)”

“Kitty Wake-Up Call” Featured by Silver Birch Press

Another wonderful piece of news: Silver Birch Press just let me know that they’ve featured my “Kitty Wake-Up Call” on their site. Found here: https://silverbirchpress.wordpress.com/2022/12/19/a-kitty-wake-up-call-by-joyce-jacobo-one-good-memory-series/

Secret Santa (A Poem)

Retold by Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: Based on a true story that apparently happened somewhere in New York many years ago.] I heard a family struggled one Christmas season           in the wintry heart of the Great Depression        even to place enough food on the table          much less manage a big celebration TheyContinue reading “Secret Santa (A Poem)”

Written Candle Wishes (A Poem)

By Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: Based on a true story I heard about a woman known for lighting a lot of candles with wishes for the sake of others. As the tale goes, she was a well-known, charitable person in a certain neighborhood who would fill her yard with candles each Christmas. On the ChristmasContinue reading “Written Candle Wishes (A Poem)”