I’ve been thinking about this post for months. A week ago, I started to think in more specific ways about it. I planned to post yesterday, but I didn’t. Why? Because I […]
Poet, writer, editor, teacher, blogger, mentor, meditator.
Loneliness and the Modern World
I’ve been thinking about loneliness these days, as I miss my sister and the students I taught at universities and find less comfort and companionship in social media than I’d like to, […]
Siren Salon: Book Discussion
WHAT: Book discussion (Unbound: A Woman’s Guide to Power by Kasia Urbaniak) WHEN: February 16, 8pm Eastern time WHERE: Zoom! (click to register–you’ll get a confirmation and the Zoom link after you’re approved, […]
Beyond Electric Cars: Five Easy Ways You Can Save the Planet
I grew up, like most people, with certain ideas about beauty and wonder: bright outdoor lights at Christmas, fragrant peony blooms bigger than a softball, the ooh and aah of fireworks on […]
Winter Solstice with the Sirens
Hi friends! So our fearless leader, Lisa, has done a winter solstice ceremony in some form for over a decade, and we decided to invite you all this year! The longest night […]
You Might Love This
Taste in television is extremely personal. But even so, I’m always asking my friends what they’re watching, hoping to discover our next favorite series. I rarely watch tv unless I’m with my […]
What If We Stayed Angry?
They designed the plague so women would be too exhausted for rage. Staying angry enough to act takes enormous reserves of both energy and desperation. Those are the first two sentences of […]
November Siren Salon
Next Siren Salon is a free-for-all chat on November 1, 8-9pm Eastern Time!
What would the world be like if women could—and sometimes did—transform into dragons, eat their abusive husbands, light their empty houses on fire, and fly away to live peacefully on uninhabited islands, or in the ocean, or among the stars?
A Poetry Playlist
I went to high school and college in the 80s, which means some of my formative years were spent in the period of American culture that particularly revolved around wearing the right […]