Miscellaneous musings, ramblings, and scribblings can be found here.
My new chapbook of short poems is focussed on themes related to dance. The poetic forms in this collection include vispo, haiku, acrostic, and free verse.
Dancing Words Now Available
Happy mother’s day! This poem is dedicated to my mother, who was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s a couple of years ago. Despite her shrinking faculties, she amazes me by staying postive and even occasionally joking about her situation. It’s ok if you forget It’s ok if you forget where you put it. It’s got to be […]
Poem For My Mother: It’s OK If You Forget
Temple Dancer Temple dancer carved in stone Posed here for a thousand years Do your legs ever get tired?
Temple Dancer: a poem by JJSK
I’m learning about the different resources that are out there to help writers who want to self-publish. I wish I had done more research on this before releasing The Muted Muse. One that I’ve recently discovered is Draft2Digital.com. I think I will try using this one for my next release. Some of these tools look […]
Draft2Digital for Self-Publishing
The Muted Muse: a poetry collection, January/March 2022 If you were one of the awesome people who pre-ordered the digital version, check your e-reader, it should now be waiting there for you! Buy now! Now available for $5.99 in e-book format for Kobo, Kindle, Nook and more (Also available in paperback for $9.99): https://books2read.com/TheMutedMuse Kobo […]
The Muted Muse: A Poetry Collection E-Book Now Available!
So I was visiting my chapbook on Amazon so I could copy/paste the link on a post, and imagine my surprise to see “#1 New Release in Canadian Poetry” on my listing! How fun is that?!?! Don’t worry, I don’t have any delusions – it just means I have some awesome supportive friends and family […]
The Muted Muse – #1 New Release in Canadian Poetry on Amazon!
I’ve been thinking about the old Underwood for a while now. I finally dragged this upstairs and gave it a little dusting. Feels like a visit from an old treasured friend.
Rescue of a Dusty Old Friend
Jocelyne’s first standalone chapbook of poems is now available in paperback! This little collection offers a variety of poetic forms to enjoy: short poems; haiku, free verse, humorous poems, confessional poetry, and declarations of self-deprecation and self-affirmation. The Muted Muse: a poetry collection, January 2022 Buy now! Available in paperback for $9.99 from Amazon, Barnes […]
The Muted Muse: A Poetry Collection – Paperback Now Available!