Lola’s Corner

The Archives

Here are several of my old poetry and art blogs, listed below in chronological order. Click on the image to open the archives.

“This Blue Pen” was born in July 2007 and features many of my romantic and erotic poems.

I no longer write erotic poetry, but they are archived here for anyone who wishes to read them.

Two years later, I coauthored “LolaCandi” with my cousin Candi Sweet until July 2010.

Most of my contributions are rewrites and expansions of my previous poems and some short stories.

In 2011, I showcased my poetry, art and photography at “My Tangerine Days” for a run ending in May 2014.

Here you will find more of my poetry and photographs of places and things that excite me. I posted a new photograph every first Sunday of the month for this blog.

I created “Fires In Ashbarrels” in 2016.

There is plenty of art here, as well as poetry that I had written under the nom de plume Colleen Ackerman. The title came from the poem, “The Avenue Bearing the Initial of Christ into the New World” by Galway Kinnell.

I began “Dreams Without End” at the end of summer in 2016 but, ironically, ended it after two posts. I took an eleven-month sabbatical from blogging while I recovered from surgery and fought cancer.


After treatment and therapy and regaining my health, I have a new home for the things I love blogging about. It’s wonderful to be back.

Thanks for reading.



14 thoughts on “Lola’s Corner

  1. Wow Lola, what a story. I thought I recognised you and I’m pleased you survived cancer. I hope you keep this blog going a long time. I’ll try and make sure there’s lots of sci fi and fantasy for you to delve into ☺️

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    1. Hi Simon, Thanks. I’m glad to be a survivor, though my heart goes out to the victims, especially the children and parents I’ve met. I’m doing well, but every checkup brings that bit of trepidation that I may not live to see my children graduate high school, etc., etc. Life is precious and fragile; there are no guarantees any of us will live to see tomorrow. All we can do is fight the good fight: live for today, be thankful for what we have, and hope and pray to do it again tomorrow. 🙂 I’m looking forward to reading your sci-fi and fantasy.


    1. I have had many old sites, so I am uncertain of which one the like came from. All are closed now and I am piggybacking my blog with one of my teachers who taught me how to draw when I was a kid. You can find it nestled at where I’m calling it Lola’s Corner. I plan to be online more and catch up reading all my favorite blogs. Yours is tops on the list.


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