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Tag Archives: poetry

219 Words. Friday Morning.

Friday morning. Your move. I know, it may be too much like a science for you. You’re an artist. You act off the cuff; live off the grid. Watch them. … Continue reading

December 9, 2017 · Leave a comment

Time for a flash prompt..

It’s been a while since I did a writing prompt. Normally, I use my own photography on these, but I ran across this today, and it touched something in me … Continue reading

August 4, 2017 · Leave a comment

Please, do not suffer for your art…

I recently found an old spiral notebook from 2005 that I titled “Angry Poetry” on the bright yellow cover. After going through it, I ended up posting three of the … Continue reading

July 21, 2017 · Leave a comment

A Spark Ignites: A New Novel & Finding My Writer’s Voice

I stumbled upon my writer’s voice this week. You may assume that if one is a writer, then they must certainly know what their voice is. That couldn’t be further from … Continue reading

July 26, 2016 · 2 Comments

Eating Your Words thru Chance Operation

There was a poet. As a regular exercise, he would lock himself in his house and play Pink Floyd’s The Wall non-stop for two days. During this time, he would sit and … Continue reading

March 4, 2014 · 3 Comments

Forms & Fog

Yesterday was the first time I filled out any type of form or application and wrote ‘writer’ in the space marked occupation. Having been laid off a couple of weeks … Continue reading

February 2, 2014 · 2 Comments