Escaping into the open a sudden country... woven on the wind. On winter morning walks, Hunger speaks.
A Quilt Whispers Autumn sunshine dapples the floorboards of an old clapboard home once filled with family. Heaped in a darkened corner, discarded and tattered with age, my grandmother’s quilt awaits a second beginning. Made of her life and love, softened from generations of use, the faded, weathered fabric holds memories inside the seams. Strong, … Continue reading
Walking under the magical light of a lavender dusk; the crushed shell road crunches under my weary feet. I am alone, with thoughts that blow and swirl around to the incessant voice of high tide, as if placing one step ahead of the other gives the trusted answer. Scoured by raw salty winds, aged by … Continue reading Evening Tour
Journey On: Beauty and Grit Along the Way is now officially one year in publication. A year ago today was my first book signing at The Gift Hut in Cold Spring, NY. I am forever grateful to an old and dear friend who pushed and pushed me into getting Journey On published in time. Over … Continue reading Journey On: A Year Later
A warm morning on the beach; the sunrise bellows tangerine and lavender where sea and sky become one. I walk in sand-silenced footsteps along the shoreline with a gathering bucket in hand, listening to breakers crash and the cry of gulls. Above pelicans swoop and soar above the salt spray, waves uncover a beach harvest … Continue reading Beach Harvest
Please click on the link below to read a feature about my poetry and writing life as a poet. My heartfelt thanks to fellow Women Writing the West member Meg Mims for her wonderful article on her SunSpot blog! SunSpot with Meg Mims – Featuring Nancy Godbout Jurka Read more http://www.megmims.com/2013/04/28/sunspot-with-meg-mims-featuring-nancy-godbout-jurka/
Poem In Your Pocket Day.