Welcome to my writers den, where love, in all its forms, always wins. You’ll find this theme in my poems, fiction, and blog articles. The Renaissance Club, my time travel novel, is a love story across the centuries, available now in ebook or paper. Would you give up everything, even the time in which you live, to be with the love of your life?
I’m at work on a new book, The Romantics. It’s the story of two feuding half-sisters and the cottage in Italy they inherit, complete with the ghost of poet Percy Bysshe Shelley. My next poetry collection, Arabesque, is coming out in summer of 2018.
GODS OF WATER AND AIR,
A Collection of Poetry & Prose
“Rachel Dacus directs her steady gaze on art’s meticulous and sometimes maddening labor, on the deep grief and explosive beauty of a daughter’s attachment to her fading father.” – Deema Shehabi, author, Thirteen Departures from the Moon
“What a treat! Poems that float off the lips and tongue and into the soul.” – Amazon Review
Magical realism in poetry — that’s almost redundant. Isn’t the elevated world of a poem necessarily a magical one? The magic comes from close attention –the writer’s and the reader’s — o the people, beings, relationships, and things of this world, and to the associations we have to those observed phenomena. To enter a poem, […]
Are our brains hardwired for love stories? Story Genius author Lisa Cron thinks humans evolved by learning how to solve problems through hearing stories. Makes sense to me. Why else would stories be so popular down the ages, even back to when we lived in caves and scrawled stories on the walls. Cron cites […]
If you could choose any one season and time-travel again and again to that, which one would you choose? For me, every season has been a choice at one time or another in my life. Read about this evolution in my blog post at Fiery Seas Publishing, during my now-favorite month of May. I love […]
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