Somehow I always Felt you Close Sensed a Truth A knowing Like a knot Unravelling In the dark Indentations Of my Lonely self Are you there, Bashful soul? What is This sigh That yearns Beneath My breath That lurks At the edge Of my Hopeless whisper? Is it you, Silence? Is it your whisper That […]
“To love. To be loved. To never forget your own insignificance. To never get used to the unspeakable violence and the vulgar disparity of life around you. To seek joy in the saddest places. To pursue beauty to its lair. To never simplify what is complicated or complicate what is simple. To respect strength, never […]
Sometimes we all need a bit of a break from whatever writing project we’ve been working on. Especially on those days when we’ve hit that proverbial wall and inspiration is nowhere to be found. And sometimes, whether you’re a newbie writer or even a more seasoned pro, you need more than a break, you need […]
What aspiring writer/poet/ novelist hasn’t, at some point, felt the insidious, flaring sting of the rejection letter? But, on the bright side, at least this writer got some feedback!
The other day a friend had mentioned that, while perusing my blog recently, they had noticed that it’s been a while since I had posted anything new. Of course, I immediately jumped into defensive mode. Loud construction around my building, the flu, revisions on the current writing project that were doing my head in…but – […]
Windy morning Rustling leaves You reach for my hand And place it Inside the warmth Of your glove For a moment, I feel you hesitate And I, Suddenly afraid, Remember That you Do not belong to me You lean over To whisper The warmth of your breath Tickles, trickles, down the length Of my spine […]
After muddling my way through my first Nanowrimo last November, I said never again. But it’s amazing what a year’s worth of sleep will do to one’s memory. So here I am again, eleven months later, planning the next one. The good news is that I’ve now got a keener idea of what’s coming, so […]