Category: Personal

Prose Poem: Joie de Vivre – Mykie Writes It

I decided to update and re-release this poem based on a recommendation from another writer that made good sense to me and hopefully improves the poem. Special thanks to Ancient Skies for the suggestion! Joie de Vivre I look into your eyes of lion; it feels like baring my soul. Pulling away layers of history, […]

Prose Poem: A Lothario’s Lessons – Mykie Writes It

Revised March 18, 2020. This poem comes from my series in progress on love, relationships and learning to love oneself, tentatively titled Elemental. As always, I would love feedback on what works in this poem and what doesn’t work so well. You can also rate my poems using 1-5 stars above. A Lothario’s Lessons I […]

Using Tailwind & Tribes for Pinterest – Mykie Writes It

Please note: This post contains affiliate links. Thank you. There are many ways to manage your pins and ensure they keep circulating, but reaching the pinnacle in your pinning strategy definitely requires some help from an automated service. I’ve tried a few, but I always return to Tailwind. With a Tailwind account, you can fully […]

Guest Poetry: 2020 – Mykie Writes It

I’m thrilled to share this fun, timely political poem by David Curtis. It’s one of the first poems he’s ever written, inspired by the current political landscape in the US this election year and I really enjoyed his efforts. I asked to share it here for others to enjoy and he agreed. David usually writes […]

Prose Poem: Beach Girl – Mykie Writes It

This poem is another from ‘Elemental,’ my series in progress on love, sex and relationships. I would really love feedback on this one. It feels… incomplete, but it also feels like I’ve gotten it as far as I can without a little help. Any thoughts on ways to improve this one? I hope I’m only […]

Poetry: Adrienne Dies – Mykie Writes It

Cover Photo information: Adrienne Rich, May 8, 1987 at the offices of W.W. Norton Publishers. Photo by OrionPozo (Flikr) There are few poets more important to me than Adrienne Rich. Her words found me in a community college “Women’s Literature” course. I didn’t know exactly what was going to be covered in that course; I […]

Prose Poem: No Charm – Mykie Writes It

This poem from Elemental has a title that can be a bit tricky to figure out. Let’s see if I’ve made it attainable enough. Humor me! Let me know what you think I’m referring to by “No Charm” in the comments. As always, I’d love your feedback on the whole poem, too! No Charm In […]

‘Training Wheels’ published in ‘Kentucky’s Best Emerging Poets 2019: An Anthology’ – Mykie Writes It

*Please note: this post contains affiliate links. Thank you. I’m honored to have my poem, entitled ‘Training Wheels,” included in ‘Kentucky’s Best Emerging Poets 2019: An Anthology.’ While I’m more of a “re-emerging poet” because of a long enforced sabbatical due to ill health, it feels even more amazing to have my work included in […]

Prose Poem: Receptacle – Mykie Writes It

Before I present today’s poem, I wanted to offer a quick apology and explain a little about my absence. My goal is to publish to this blog weekly. Then life changed pretty dramatically for my husband and I. I will spare you the details, but we’ve been thrown so many curve balls over the last […]