Cinquain Triplet – Eye of the Storm, Fair/Festival, Sailor – JG

Fitting music:


Center of the festivities; eye of this bustling storm,
Here alone there is peace, calm, and a song.
Run now around the fire and gather all together,
For the cautionary tale of a merchant peddling leather,
Who traveled far and wide, never for short, always for long gone. Continue reading “Cinquain Triplet – Eye of the Storm, Fair/Festival, Sailor – JG”

Cinquain Triplet – Eye of a hurricane, fair/festival, sailor – SD

“Eye’s Fair Dance”

Winds and white foam soften, be still!
A honeyed melody drifts through the air.
Golden hues settle, like candlelight’s glow. Continue reading “Cinquain Triplet – Eye of a hurricane, fair/festival, sailor – SD”

October’s Theme – Around We Go!

Well, it’s been a while since I’ve written one of these theme posts. Normally I’d start off by talking about September’s posts, but… nothing has been posted yet. Go us! So instead I’ll just take a moment to revel in just how long we’ve kept this whole project up – 17 months!

Continue reading “October’s Theme – Around We Go!”

The Lives I Might Have Lived

I’m a history buff. I studied history for my bachelor’s degree and area studies for my master’s. Since I was a child, I have fantasized about living in particular historical eras and places, being a part of the periods and events which have shaped humanity’s shared heritage. I also fell in love with the academic storytelling art of history; it is the story of the past, the narrative of how we understand ourselves and where we came from. Continue reading “The Lives I Might Have Lived”