A Mother’s Arms

For this coming week—week three after the accident—I wrote a poem that is a tribute to both Adam and my mother. Actually, I wrote this poem a week ago on Mother’s Day, but, because of circumstances, we didn’t celebrate it until today. My mother is the very best person I know. She has all the…

The Amaranth Enchantment: Book Review

I really liked The Amaranth Enchantment, for the most part (and I’ll get to that later). This story was an interesting mix of elements, with pieces of fantasy, fairy tale and the otherwordly. It starts out focusing on Lucinda doing a drudge’s work and being degraded by the “master” of the establishment who also happens—surprise surprise—to…