<meta name="alexaVerifyID" content="Fo6qu1_qzwmBebZcUrFvE0LAEgc" />

Author Archive | LavenderPoet

Image of Emily Dickinson's "Gorgeous Nothings" poems

Emily Dickinson – The Gorgeous Nothings

Emily Dickinson truly came alive.  As my fingertips touched the creases of the envelope in the image, the soul of this incomparable lesbian love poet shot magical currents through my whole body.  I don’t ever recall getting a physical reaction to a book like I had with “Emily Dickinson: The Gorgeous Nothings”.  But it was […]

Continue Reading 7
Cover for "In Each Darkenss"

A Love Poem For Old Lesbians

Once in a while I feel inspired to write a little love poem , and that indeed happened when I read Cynthia Rucryst’s charming love story in her book “In Each Darkness”. The Women’s Movement of the late 20th century is one of those landmark times in herstory, a time when women stepped forward to […]

Continue Reading 2
Image of We'Moon Calendar 2014

We’Moon 2014 – The Inspired Calendar For Women

Every year I search for an inspired calendar/ datebook, one for women, one with poetry and stunning images.  One that makes me feel like I can conquer the world.  (Note:  If you would like your art or writing to be considered for the 2016 We’Moon Calendar, check out the announcement here.) How in heaven’s name […]

Continue Reading 1
Soft sculpture by Patty Duggan - Wistful

Romantic Lesbian Poem – Tatted Treasure

I finally got to read a few of my own romantic lesbian poems to a group of friends. Sharing one’s own work is always a dilemma, so I finally opted for one of my personal favorites. I chose a simple love poem. I don’t know where the idea for this poem even came from — […]

Continue Reading 0