I first met Joanne Fairies through the AtoZ Challenge
and I loved her little poems that she posted, so I was delighted
when I learned she had a book coming out.
I hope you find her work as charming as I do!
Wordsplash Hodgepodge brings a mixture of whimsy to your day. Hodgepodge is a hash, a jumble – a word stew. The author’s poetry from A to Z exudes energy, reflection, and food. Eat a waffle for dinner as you waffle over life choices.
Dash through a sprinkler or shed a shoe as you experience other random poems.
Want a quick read? Splash in the flash – six wee stories with some tiny twists to surprise and delight.
Finally, is a memoir ever truly done? Enjoy three more tales – additions to My Zoo World and Athletic Antics.
I write this poem
as I contemplate the alphabet
string together words
silly beats seek a sly smile
from A to Z, we shall wonder
as we wander to a place of
Joanne Faries, originally from the Philadelphia area, lives in Texas with her husband Ray. Published in Doorknobs & Bodypaint, she also has poems in Silver Boomer anthologies and Old Broads Waxing Poetic. Joanne is the film critic for the Little Paper of San Saba. Look for her humorous memoirs My Zoo World: If All Dogs Go to Heaven, Then I'm in Trouble and Athletic Antics, a story collection Wordsplash Flash and three poetry books - Wordsplash Poetry Puddle: Nature, Hazy Memory, and Tread Water. Her latest book, Wordsplash Hodpodge, is on Amazon now.