Let People See: A Poetry Playlist I would like to suggest that poetry can function as a playlist to inspire, inform, and ultimately sustain any mode of…
Art as Origin
A Writing Prompt Response
On Presence and Change
stay together / learn the flowers –Gary Snyder, Turtle Island Fall is my favorite season. At its peak, something about the atmosphere makes me feel…
In the far corner of my backyard, beneath the eaves of a mossy-roofed shed in need of new shingles, bald-faced hornets have built a nest. My son pointed…
The most recent installment of GWA’s Writing Prompt Wednesday was by all appearances simple: Write about your writing agenda. I scrolled past when I…
For me, rainy mornings bring a longing for creativity and restoration—an inclination to read or write, to listen to music, to sit and reflect. Something…
These lulls are my riff Natalie Goldberg’s style of prompts from Old Friend from Far Away: The Practice of Writing Memoir, a resource I often use in…
In my last entry, I ended on a note about finding myself in a creative void—a funk, as these things go—driven by many factors I wrote about and many I…
Just over two years into this blog, and I feel like I’ve lost my way. I’ve felt this sense of aimlessness in wisps before. 25 entries, 25 months: It’s a…
I’ve lately been reconsidering just what it is I value about writing, and why I take the time to do it at all when it has meant so little, at least in…