After a year of sadness Mourning the soft white landscape She wants the seas to rise And the sand to tear its way through her She wants a fire to sweep this quietness.
Christmas spread a bright, peaceful blanket all across the city. The bouncy snow and fluffy pines rang with joyful silence that seemed to wash all things heavy from the city. I hope everyone felt this blissful presence. I’m finding it hard to write of Christmas because it seemed to arrive so abruptly. I was simply … More Bright Christmas
I have a question… Do you think anyone’s ever written a mystery novel where the detective solves the case and the criminal is caught, la-dee-da…except the author has hidden subtle clues in the novel that can be used to prove the accused is innocent? So the author wrote the story so the case against the accused … More Mysterious
There’s one certain thing– no matter what happens, Christmas comes. Whether it’s been a good year or a bad one, under either snow or sun, you can count on Christmas to arrive. I hope life has been treating you all well, and the holiday spirit has begun to sweep you off your feet. I myself … More Christmas Comes
https://en.blog.wordpress.com/2016/12/14/reader-refresh-2017/ I had to search to find this. Are you aware of the changes to the WP Reader? They are compressing and chopping posts in the Reader to accomplish what they call “streamlining” so the viewer can scan more posts more quickly while seeing less of your content in their reader. What WP is doing…
After reading Tim O’Brien’s ‘The Things They Carried,’ I became really interested in the concept that the truth of an experience can be conveyed through a story, even a story that does not describe the experience at all. O’Brien’s work is metafiction but what I’m talking about doesn’t really fit the label. Consider, for example, … More Hunting of Dragons and Truths
Greetings fellow poets & artists! I’ve finally done it. I’ve gone and slotted myself in for an open mic night at my university, and it seems I’m going second. It’s been a dream of mine for so long to perform something original in front of a crowd and I’m mostly happy (actually about 12.3% happy … More Open Mic Night: advice & encouragement needed