poetry, Travel

Farewell to Summer

Sunflowers bloom anytime between June and July in Tuscany. The hotter the weather, the earlier they bloom and this summer was a scorcher. My friend and I traveled between Siena, San Gimignano, and Montalcino during the second week of September. Swaying stalks of sunflowers waved a tricolor swath. The egg yolk yellow of youth, the… Continue reading Farewell to Summer

Family, Family time, Inspiration, Latino Family Traditions, poetry, Poetry Month

Poetry On Wednesday-Nostalgia

  Warmer weather has me thinking of summer. Summer, when I was a kid. A long time ago. We were poor in funds, rich in family, and too young to know or care that some kids went away to summer camp. We camped too, by the river or at Salton Sea (my least favorite place),… Continue reading Poetry On Wednesday-Nostalgia