Emily Awes Anderson

Emily Awes Anderson is a poet, wife and mom from Minneapolis MN. Her love of writing is lifelong and she hopes this given gladness can serve His goodness and glory. She enjoys her crazy kids, her heroic husband, not cleaning, getting haircuts, and going on vacation (of course). Her poetry and other writings on scripture, God’s blessings, His timing, and the day by day of this beautiful difficult funny imperfect life can be found on her blog, Silver Pennies: Brief Writings on Riches @ emilyawesanderson.com

Poetry: Stretching


I’ve been working on doing the splits both ways side splits and scissor splits I started Friday and now it’s Wednesday and I think…

Wasp (Emily Awes Anderson)


wasp a flagging wasp, compromised due to accidental indoor entrapment, flew up her shorts. she didn’t feel it just then, dancing about the porch,…

odd kid


odd kid the odd kid at the bus stop drops his backpack in the grass, sorta with defiance, but not really, not actually. do…