Tag Archives: writing

The Business

I am back to business, writing. Finishing up a year-long online class, while dipping my toes in something called Micropoetry, but doing it in my own fashion. A poem a day through the month of November. Although I can, and … Continue reading

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Dream Song

I am back to that other activity I do, teaching online. We suspended the classroom for the Holiday season, and now we begin again. I had no intention of writing here for a while, but something happened that I felt … Continue reading

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You Want What?

Two days ago, someone asked me to write out a brief bio of my writing life. My internal engine has been stuck on idle ever since. Although I’ve written such things when publishing a poem, I get rattled every time … Continue reading

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On Butterfly Feet

Butterflies have become the symbol of change, of metamorphosis. Their wings represent the four stages that occur in the process of transformation. The first stage is the egg. This is a period of nurture for growth and taking on form. … Continue reading

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In My Own Words

  I now have my hard drive, from my old computer, transferred into this new computer. Have the poetry manuscript I was working on before my life exploded and I moved into these new digs. Have been working on it … Continue reading

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Self-Talk #1

Okay, what’s the problem? I’m not sure if there is a problem. Well, that’s not true. There is a problem. I want to create a post here, but I seem to be making nothing but mud. Is there something wrong … Continue reading

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The Gold Mine

9/24/1994 Okay, I’ll be honest. I’m forty-eight years old and if there is one thing, more than any other, which I have awakened to think about in some form or another, it’s writing. Not every morning, no. But a lot … Continue reading

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A Bit of Ambivalence

First of all, I’d like to thank those who came last week, read and left comments.¬†Your encouragement was warmly appreciated, even though I am still on the fence concerning the wisdom of actually committing myself to fully returning to this … Continue reading

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A Beginning

When you take care of something, it lives a long time. Katagiri Roshi in the Introduction of Wild Mind: Living The Writer’s Life by Natalie Goldberg. I stopped writing six months ago. It is far easier than one might think. … Continue reading

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Learning List

I did something this morning that I haven’t done for a long time. When I was teaching, I created what I called Journey Stones. They were polymer clay in lots of variegated colors, flattened into somewhat round shapes, and each … Continue reading

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