Poets’ Corner: Feela for Valentine’s Day

Posted on: February 10th, 2014 by David Feela

According to a Floral Trends Tracking Study, Valentine’s Day is the number one holiday for florists, accounting for most of the industry’s fresh flower sales. Seventy-eight percent of the flowers […]

Poets’ Corner: Feela With Lesson for the New Year

Posted on: December 29th, 2013 by David Feela

We tend to think of the beginning of the New Year as a cosmic white-out: bad things disappear; hope springs eternal. Regular TIO contributor David Feela is a retired teacher, poet, […]

Poets’ Corner: Christmas Trees, Love ‘Em – Or Let Evergreens Be

Posted on: December 22nd, 2013 by David Feela

Chestnuts roasting on an open fire. Jack Frost nipping at your nose. Enduring Christmas traditions – like the Christmas tree. Yet even these comforting verities of the season face challenges. […]

Poets’ Corner: Feela on Mandela

Posted on: December 10th, 2013 by David Feela

Freedom fighter, prisoner, moral compass, South Africa’s symbol of the struggle against racial oppression, an icon of equality and in the words of our President “the last great liberator of the […]

Poet’s Corner: Witching

Posted on: October 29th, 2013 by David Feela

Witching is the process of searching for and locating the lost, holding a twig that dips and twitches as it points to its mysterious pleasure. And I’ll admit, I’ve tried. […]

Poets’ Corner: Feela Marks the End of Summer

Posted on: September 1st, 2013 by David Feela

Editor’s note: Author/poet/recently retired teacher-writing instructor David Feela is a regular contributor to Telluride Inside… and Out. The man is, as you will see, quirky and funny. His latest book, “How Delicate These Arches: […]

Poet’s Corner: Feela for the Fourth

Posted on: July 3rd, 2013 by David Feela

 Editor’s note: Author/poet/recently retired teacher-writing instructor David Feela is a regular contributor to Telluride Inside… and Out. The man is, as you will see, quirky and funny. His latest book, […]


Posted on: May 28th, 2013 by David Feela

Editor’s note: John Fitzgerald “Jack” Kennedy (May 29, 1917 – November 22, 1963), often referred to by his initials JFK, was the 35th president of the United States serving from 1961 […]


Posted on: May 11th, 2013 by David Feela

Editor’s note: My Internet research came up with the history of Mother’s Day. Mother’s Day was first suggested in 1872 by Julia Ward Howe (who wrote the words to the […]


Posted on: February 11th, 2013 by David Feela

Editor note: About now you should start sweating, then grab your wallet and be ready for bolt out the door to buy your sweetheart a little something, at least a […]