By now, most of you are as familiar with this young woman’s writing as you are with my own. I do confess that laziness is perhaps at least a contributing factor, on my part, for why I reblogg and retweet her so often. Yet far beyond that, it is her ability to communicate. This mother/woman/child is able to articulate what so many feel effortlesly. At least it sure does read that way, and I for one can’t get enough. Last night’s post is one such example. So here goes:
Category Archives: MUSIC
It’s been a while since I posted anything, but as I’ve been totally absorbed by the last Imagine Dragons album – Night Vision – I’ve decided to share one of my favourites here. After all, no one who follows me can claim they didn’t know how much I love music. Today, I feel on top of the world!
Short writing exercise, using the song Next to me a prompt: WRITE!!!.
“Oh, our future was written with crayons and colouring books”… and dreams. Adulthood should have felt like falling through technicolor skies and a purple cotton haze. But, alas, I grew up and found my twenties and thirties to be nothing like the crayon coloured dreams we had when we were ten. I still think of you, sometimes the hollow space, between my breasts, echoes with the sounds of our childish laughter. Do you remember how we met? It was the third grade, Miss Armstrong put us to sit together, and you introduced yourself as a werewolf. We were seven and werewolves were as real as the bluest sky. Sometimes, I wonder. Read the rest of this entry »
It’s has been an age since putting pen to paper, or blogging, but here I am. Read the rest of this entry »
I often find myself, like Alice, peering through a looking glass or down a rabbit hole into this queer and sometimes unexpected thing we call life. As with any spectator sport, I am drawn in by the drama, the upheaval, the sheer spectacle that unfolds. Read the rest of this entry »