Author: Melody Wilson

  • Chaos Theory

    August 28, 2022 I’ve just checked my email and of course there was a rejection from an important contest. Initially, I was sad, but then I found myself wiping sweat from my brow because in the period between submitting for the contest and now, I unwittingly enrolled in a course with the judge of the […]

  • One That Got Away: “Unseasonal”

    For someone who really loves Christmas, I’m late to get a tree every year, and this year was no exception. But since it’s just the two of us now, Phil and I aren’t too picky, so one week before Christmas we got into the car and off we went. It was pouring rain, so tree […]

  • Two in the Bush

    If I made a list of every wonderful idea I’ve had for poems–just incandescent. They’re absolutely clear and perfect and unassailable. Sometimes they happen right before I fall asleep or while I’m driving. Sometimes in the middle of a conversation with someone who might not be amused if I said, “Oh, that would be a […]