[this poem is for you]

this poem is for you the you whose eyes are drinking in these words whose ears are listening to their sounds the you sitting present with me in this poemspace across time and space you matter. so much. I name this moment after you you the only you there is no other you no one … Read more

Writing as Healing Practice :: a panel discussion

I recently had the distinct pleasure of meeting Maggie McCarthy, Executive Director of the Central Texas Veterans Research Foundation when she attended the ITWOW womyn’s writing circle I facilitate.  We enjoyed a wonderfully inspiring circle and brief conversation afterwards during which I learned about her work with the Writer’s Garret providing healing writing sessions for … Read more

Dear White People

I recently had a poem of mine selected as a winner of the weekly Rock the Chair challenge at Yellow Chair Press.  I submitted a poem titled, Dear White People, a no-holds-barred call to my fellow white people to consciousness and to action.  I’m grateful to YCR for selecting my piece, but more than it being another publication to … Read more

Page to Stage :: written & spoken-word performance techniques

I’m pleased to announce that registration is NOW OPEN for my Page to Stage class at McLennan Community College beginning on Thursday May 26, 2016 6:30-8:30pm. Are you a creative writer, poet, or spoken-word artist in the Waco area interested in boosting your confidence and developing your presence on stage? Page to Stage is designed to enhance … Read more

TJJD – Day 1

May 12, 2016 Today marks the first day on site as facilitator of a therapeutic creative writing program I designed for a near-by TJJD (Texas Juvenile Justice Department) correctional facility. Getting to today has been decades in the making. Recent History In October 2015 I had a proposal accepted into the TJJD Strengthening Youth and … Read more

Praise for *BloodStories*

Jenuine’s voice is a skillful soul dance between the internal and external, transcendent and imminent, spirit and matter, dream and reality. Blood as a constant motif invites deep flowing as well as constant pouring of life liquid, which also traverses these lines, these images, these words. Thank you Jenuine for that moon glow, rain mist, … Read more

New Online Market :: Open Now!

I’m thrilled to announce the Grand Opening of my new Etsy Shop! Current contents are jewelry but offerings will expand to include publications, photography, and an exciting line of poetic accessories!  Stay tuned and in the mean time, buy a little something to deck your ears for the New Year!