Picture Story

I wrote this short story in rhyming poetry form several years ago. It isn’t in any traditional poetry form, and it’s based on the picture. Would love to hear what you think of this story/poem? Any and all criticism is appreciated. Snapshot Stories,Denise

Book Review of Where the Crawdads Sing

Synopsis: A coming-of-age, mystery, heartbreaking love and nature story. A young girl, Catherine Danielle Clark, (Kya) experiences painful loss as one-by-one her family leaves her alone in the marsh—first her mother, then her brother, Jodie, and finally her drunk father. Known as the “marsh girl” by the townsfolk, Kya learns about the marsh, while befriending Jumpin’, a black man who […]

A Few Sweets for Valentine

ValentineFlirtatious, AdmireCuddling, Romancing, BesottingSpark, Radiant, Hostile, UnhappyOpposing, Defaming, DuelingBitter, CruelEnemy Diamante is a diamond shaped poem with seven lines. The first line is a noun/subject, the second line are adjectives of the noun, and the third line are –ing words relating to the noun. Then the fourth line has two words describing the noun, and two describing the closing word […]

Mary Higgins Clark

When I first began reading seriously, the only books I would read were by Sidney Sheldon and Mary Higgins Clark, so it is with great sadness to learn Mary Higgins Clark passed away on Friday. She was 92-years old. She truly was one of a kind, working hard to earn the title Queen of Suspense. Her suspense novels were about […]