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Joy & Bubba
Joy & Bubba

Joy Valerius’ interest in poetry began as a young girl in her eighth grade English class where her writing was greatly encouraged. She states, ” I love being a poet because I feel it gives me the opportunity to create magical landscapes with words, much the way a painter does with a brush. ” Joy has been avidly writing poetry for the past 25 years.

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Latest Posts & Poems

Life in the slow lane

You think that if something is important to you, you would remember to do it. That however, is not the case with me. When I started this blog I felt real gung ho. I was enthusiastic and committed. It was…

Getting Organized

I have spent the last six months organizing my house. Cleaning out drawers and closets, getting rid of a lot of stuff. My friend Baihlah says, “Save the best, lose the rest.” I tried to follow that theme as I’ve…

I’m Back !

I truly don’t know how almost 4 months have passed since writing on my blog.I guess I had a lot of things going on. I’m May I had surgery to remove my ovaries and Fallopian Tubes.I’m at a higher risk…

Let There Be Darkness

In the beginning
God said,

“Let there be Darkness,”
and Trump was born.

He watched as the Dark
began to inherit the earth.

He pounded his fist
in Trump tantrum style,

and bellowed
“What have…