Author Archives: 1sojournal

About 1sojournal

Loves words and language. Dances on paper to her own inner music. Loves to share and keeps several blogs to facilitate that. They can be found here:

Words and Wood

My daily work has slowed down considerably. As I mentioned in my last post, I am working on a manuscript that has turned into a lot of biographical material, and this current writing is a very important part of my … Continue reading

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Taking A Breather

I’ve been working on a manuscript for several weeks. The story behind my experience with those “15 minutes” of fame that altered my entire existence. Attempting to fill three or four pages a day. It’s coming a long quite well, … Continue reading

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Another Call

I have spent the last week, and more, binge-watching the five seasons of The Adventures of Merlin. It is filled with humor, magic, mayhem, and a wise dragon that speaks to the destiny of mankind. What’s not to love? More … Continue reading

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Blowing In the Wind

I put this song up earlier last week, but then left it because I couldn’t think of a thing to say in response to it, let alone write anything coherent in relationship to it. Actually I think I was hoping … Continue reading

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One of the Good Things

  This is MacArthur, my dog from many years ago. I got him when he was about seven weeks old. Found him in a newspaper ad. He was one of four in a litter of pups. He was a tri-colored … Continue reading

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Posted for Sunday’s Whirligig Words: kind, bridge, starshine, something, model, except, clay, kill, made, myself, hand, failed SpiderInk Want to make it clear, right here at the beginning. I have never killed anyone. I have done away with some … Continue reading

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In the Roundness of Things

In The Roundness of Things Have often wondered if she, this woman who comes to sit, leaning back against my trunk, knees bent so that she can write her words, knows how much we have in common. She wonders, at … Continue reading

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A Theory

What is a theory? I went to the dictionary and found six different definitions, but all of them similar. So, I chose two to use here: A wordy one: “proposed explanation whose status is still conjectural and subject to experimentation, … Continue reading

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Something About An Ongoing Affair

I write both prose and poetry. When I was in college, we were often warned that a writer must choose the manner in which he/she might explore that skill. We were told that we must choose to write either prose … Continue reading

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Writing and Memory

Writing and Memory   Although I was looking for an image to introduce the topic about which I wanted to write, this is the one that made most sense to me. I hesitated to use it because I’d used it … Continue reading

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