POETRY Archives - Vicki McLeod
June 19, 2017

Look for Me in the Springtime, I’ll See You in the Fall.

We lay claim to the seasons. June is celebrated. Awards are given, friendships are sealed, and kindness makes an appearance as we time-travel to the 1960's.
May 22, 2017

Love in a Blade of Grass

Getting offline. A case of spring fever, where a human and herbaceous cross-species love affair blooms. Capture dandelion wishes amongst the blades of grass.
April 25, 2014

Getting To Know Your Personal Wilderness

I was curious about my personal wilderness - my unexplored territory - and what I might find there.
March 25, 2014

5 Tips for the At-Home Writing Retreat

You’ve flexed your writing muscles, cracked open new internal spaces, gained traction on projects or gotten a peek at some new and exciting creative paths.
January 21, 2014

Making Economic Poetry

There you are, innocently travelling through your usual (busy) day following multiple trajectories, and then: *tumble*, you find yourself  falling over something that you weren't expecting and: Aha!
August 25, 2013

Headlines from 1970

These events can be a strange mixture of reconnecting, reminiscing and regret that can sometimes bring on a sort of bewildering vertigo.
July 17, 2013

Three Ways To Turn Back Time

I meet many in midlife who  exclaim, "I wish I could turn back time!", lamenting about lost opportunities or the lack of consciousness they had about the possibilities life would hold.