Author Archives: Risa Denenberg

Sunday Morning Muse in 2019

      My first blog post of 2019– and it’s already nearly 1/2 way through January!  I have re-committed to posting on this blog on most Sundays again this year (I think I made at least 45 Sundays in … Continue reading

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Sunday Morning A/muse/ment

Though not much in touch with popular amusements, I am touched by bemusement. I like to think of amusement as,  to be beguiled by the muse. And she is always here somewhere, waiting to distract me from ordinary thoughts in order to move me … Continue reading

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Sunday Morning Muse // Reviews // with a Create-your-own MFA

I work as a nurse practitioner in a cosmos of sick and dying people who are called “patients”.  I couldn’t do this work without (my cats, and) an immersion in poetry. So, mostly to cheer myself up,  here is — What … Continue reading

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Sunday Morning Muse with Powers that Be

After describing storms in my last week’s blog, a wild wind storm knocked down trees and cut off power to most of the Olympic peninsula on Friday morning, with rolling restorations throughout Saturday. Sudden power outages occurred for about 10,000 … Continue reading

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Sunday Morning Muse in the Rain

It’s raining on the peninsula. There is a difference between rain and showers out here; with showers we get a little wet but usually luck out with a glint of sun here and there. You don’t cancel your usual walk … Continue reading

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Another Monday Sunday

I’m a bit late with everything this week, so it’s another Sunday Morning Muse on a Monday Morning. Wanted to share that after 7 years on the Olympic Peninsula, I now have an real-life poetry workshop group, and what a … Continue reading

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Sunday Morning Muse with Thoughts of Chapbooks, New Work, and a Survey

Did you know that Laura Madeline Wiseman hosts a wonderful website called “The Chapbook Interview: Talking all things chapbook” ? I recently did an interview with Wiseman which is published on her site, here. If you are a chapbook aficionado … Continue reading

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Sunday Morning Muse with Topical Memes

On Climate Change Now we have thousands of displaced refugees from Paradise, California. Noticing how climate change, perhaps even more than war, is a global crisis which we are so fucking unprepared for. On Memory My memory has become so … Continue reading

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Sunday Morning Afternoon

Ten Reasons for (not) writing: California is burning. Our white nationalist president is blaming California for the fires. There is a civil war going on in this country, and the right is better armed. Mass shootings r/t #3. Refugees walking … Continue reading

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Sunday Morning from Moue to Musing

It’s been hard to keep up with blogging the past few weeks because of computer troubles, and a new kitty who got dehydrated and had to go back to the vet on Wednesday after her spay on Monday. And Bo, … Continue reading

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