welcome to my blog

welcome to my blog

i'm Michelle Gregory, a 55-year-old wife, mom, Jesus-follower, beginning French learner, and Arizona native who moved to Montana 6 years ago (yeah--that was a huge change). i collect way too many craft supplies (and occasionally use them), spend way too much time on Instagram and Facebook, obsessively check my email, and own 2 horses, 2 dogs, and 1 very large black cat. i've been working on the sequel to my one fantasy novel for 9 years (don't you feel better now?). i haven't done anything here for a long time, but maybe jumping back into blogging will get the writer side of my brain humming again.

all of that may be more than you wanted to know, but anyway...

June 29, 2010

buried treasure

my stab at poetry, and revealing how i found my voice while i wrote Eldala.

i found
my heart
in the middle
of a novel,
struggling against
the dark and stormy night
in my soul,
chasing away
the lie-- i can’t,
fingers rattling across
the keyboard
of an old
laptop,
words rushing out like
an arizona flash
flood,
every sentence
bringing freedom,
surprised to find
the truth someone
already knew:
“you’re a story person”

Copyright 2010 Michelle Gregory

6 comments:

Donetta said...

Story teller weave for us the tapestry that warms the heart of man.

Christine H said...

How beautiful, Michelle! I love this.

Dangerous With a Pen said...

Love, love, love it. Isn't it weird how we have to formally give ourselves permission to tell stories?

Mary McDonald said...

I don't know much about poetry, but I like this one. :-)

Michelle Gregory said...

thanks, ladies, for all the lovely comments.

Christine H said...

I have been racking my brains for something to put on the blogfest tomorrow.

I am so not into the writing thing these days. I'm sure it's all the stress I'm under.

Anyway, I promise I'll come up with something.