_Afternoon Embroidery Lesson_ is one of four poems by American poet, Lynda McKinney Lambert that was selected for the new anthology created by South African author Robbie Cheadle, and American author, Kaye Lynne Booth. Lynda’s award-winning poems are published internationally.
“The poem peers into an afternoon activity. The setting is my grandmother’s kitchen, where I am a young girl who is stitching the future. As in most of my poems there is a view into the thoughts and dreams of an individual. Often, there is a feeling that more than one person is speaking in the poem. ” Read more about this new book and the poetry selected for it. JUST PUBLISHED.
Rosella and I departed on the morning of June 1, 1985. This was the morning after the historical tornadoes. As we drove the I-80 corridor across the state, we saw one nightmare scene of destruction after another. Our minds were set on the trip ahead of us, and we drove through entire areas where everything in sight looked like it had been bombed. Buildings were smashed. Trees were broken off like toothpicks
Consider the Flowers – American Author, Lynda McKinney Lambert, writes about the changes that have taken place in her life over the past year. Lynda speaks of her husband’s dementia, her sudden blindness, and Bob’s absence this year. She contemplates the beginning of gardening season without him at home to help with the yard work. This post features photographs and poems. Lynda began writing Garden Songs, a series of poems inspired by her gardens last year. She includes the first article in the series from last spring.