Middle of July: birthday, small trips, moving on

I’ll be making home in a new place, so far from where I’ve been. I’m nervous but excited for what’s ahead. There’s not much to say about it yet, but I know the words will come.

Rest of Summer: Back Home, Teaching, and Things to Come.

I left Florida yesterday, and was back in Pennsylvania by early morning. A long 18 hour trip. I’m here for a wedding, then spending the rest of the month with my family before I make my move for my phD program. I’ll be back in Florida before the end of the month, so A LOTContinue reading “Rest of Summer: Back Home, Teaching, and Things to Come.”

Summer Solstice

Summer is my favorite season. July 8th is my birthday. I have plenty of time until school begins. Today, I made an inventory of all the things that felt like summer. I like to think my best writing comes when the sun is brightest. I’m nostalgic for my childhood days on the porch, sun teaContinue reading “Summer Solstice”

Middle of June

I felt the sun in so many different places since my last post. Any month, like weather, is variable. May wasn’t without great loss. I talk about this a little in my newsletter: tinyletter.com/heathervmyers. What helps me is directing my efforts and energy into what makes me feel good. Also, creating a protected and sacredContinue reading “Middle of June”

Emily Dickinson Cento

Today I flipped through a pocket-sized Dickinson book and decided to put some lines together with the petals from a dying bouquet. Dickinson was one of my first poetry loves. I found her in a bin of children’s poetry books at my elementary school. It was a simple, illustrated book; I never forgot it (butContinue reading “Emily Dickinson Cento”