Poetry is more than a state of mind. It comes from deep within. Poetry is written in the heart. And since our life-force is heart driven, poetry lives in us as long as we are living. Memories take root and flourish there. And so our story goes. This episode in our poetic memoirs takes us to the heart through the Heartland.


FROM THE HEART(LAND) by Paula M. Wanken


Paula’s memoir is the last collected work submitted in the first group. The project is an ongoing affair and we encourage those who wish to complete and submit your memoirs to do so. (Marie – hint, hint) Some incredible work was posted weekly, it would be good to follow the walk of your lives in their entirety. Thanks to all who have contributed to this project, and to all who will complete it in the future. Remember to submit the “manuscript” via e-mail to