October is a very special month for me. Not only is it the beautiful centerpiece of fall, but it seems to be a lucky month […]
In recent weeks I’ve spent a lot of time reliving the past. I’ve scoured photos albums and reread poems written long ago. Each glimpse brings […]
Chaos surrounds me I need to search for the calm breathe deep and settle My youngest is getting married in less than three weeks. I’m […]
We’ve all been stuck in traffic. It’s never any fun, and when you have to deal with it on your everyday commute, it can start […]
Ever have one of those days when modern society just irritates the heck out of you? Me too.
The copper pot was ruined, discolored and dull. All the polish in the world wouldn’t make it shine again. How many times had she told […]
I am not a worrier by nature, but the niggling voices pace back and forth, wearing a hole in the carpet of my mind. I […]
I’m thrilled to be able to announce to everyone that my new book of poetry, Summer Serenade, has been released. It’s currently available in paperback […]
A New Yorker by birth, Elise Skidmore lives on the south shore of Long Island with her husband. Recently retired, they enjoy spending time together […]
A little treat from my publisher. A recorded poem from one of my earlier books as we come close to releasing a new one. Enjoy!