Tag Archives: Gretchen Gundel

Our December – A Poem

Precious black and white memories framed in rainbows of laughter, Your smile measures in chords Your colors surround me. Spring’s joy in your eye while Winter’s snowflakes tickle our cheeks with shivers of kisses, And your heart sings lullabies to … Continue reading

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The Dance – A Poem

Introduction – This poem was written while listening to Beethoven’s “Fur Elise”. What an incredible inspiration. Please be sure to listen to this classical piece before or while reading this poem. This is more of a story than a poem … Continue reading

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Homeless Angels – A Poem

Introduction: The art piece above is by Christine Leary (onceinabluesun.com) This poem was written and inspired by the song “Homeless” by Paul Simon with Ladysmith Black Mambazo. Please be sure to listen to the song before or while reading this … Continue reading

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Small Talk, Big Headache

I am not a fan of “small talk”. In fact, I don’t even understand it. Personally, it seems like a good way to go in circles and never get to know people. Maybe it’s just me but I have always … Continue reading

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The Spark – A Poem & Dedication

Introduction & Dedication: This was written while listening to “Put it Down” by Brandy Norwood (@4EverBrandy on Twitter) The biggest reason I chose this song for writing inspiration today is because of the song’s rhythm & beat. The lyrics don’t … Continue reading

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About: “Really, Really Like Me”

This year, I have felt the call to advocate for the Autism Community like never before. I’ve written and published two books of poetry, but I knew this challenge was going to be different. As an individual who is on … Continue reading

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Twilight – A Poem

Deep hues of the night Bleed into the distant skyline Swirling and melting into place Sweeping our sun to slumber As twilight awakes. Written by Gretchen Leary 2012 http://www.gretchenleary.com

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