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Home Beneath the Church - Poetry Collection - A Mini Review

You know that feeling when your emotions and feelings just received a jolt and are now on the fritz? It is a feeling when your quiet thoughts and aching memories find a similar soul to speak the same language. That is how Home Beneath the Church by Lauren Davis feels for me: a meeting of feeling and energy beyond any spoken word. But this is a mini review, and this poetry collection is very much full of words, experiences, word play, and something mystical. Maybe even divine. The poetry collection is broken up into three sections. Other than being a division of the poems, there is almost very little difference between each section. This is not necessarily a bad thing. Just a bit of nuance from an editorial perspective. A bit of the poems are more prose poems, there are a few rhyming gems such as "But Most of All". Theologically, there are snippets of the Christ story where Davis reinterprets Mary, the woman who anoints Jesus's feet, as a mother. There is something so bea

Being Social

 New year, new me is going okay. In an effort to redo my platform I searched for a platform challenge I did a couple of years ago. Well, I tried to search, because it wasn’t available on the original blog. And, I’m guessing that reposting the original challenge is a no-go. But, I can talk about the platform challenge. The goal is to be social, to be connected, and to network between other creators and members of your niche market.

My niche has considerably grown from just poetry and writing. I am venturing into the art of making stickers and other merchandise out of my permanent marker art.I have a secret plan in terms of why I am expanding my artwork. But, that’s for another post.

For now. As I start redoing my platform. I have become extra social. I can now be found on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and TikTok! It’s definitely a change, but it is fun. Let’s connect!


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