Just Some Thoughts I Have, Old vs new, people, Strength, Thinking, Uncategorized, words, writing

New Chapter

As I prepare to start a new chapter in my life I want to take a moment to express my gratitude for all the blessings in my life. I have been blessed with a supportive and loving family. It was all the love and support that allowed me to grow as a person and complete… Continue reading New Chapter

Just Some Thoughts I Have, Old vs new, Sharing, Thinking, words

I Have to Write a Bio…

I have to write a bio for a scholarship that I received. I am nervous about writing it. Honestly, I have a hard time talking about myself. I try to hide in the shadows and avoid being seen. but writing a bio forces me out of the shadow. In the shadows I can be anything… Continue reading I Have to Write a Bio…

Just Some Thoughts I Have, Old vs new, people, poems, poetry, Sharing, Strength, talking, Thinking, words, writing

The Return

This post lays between a poem and blog like two pages stuck together in your favorite book. On the page where your favorite passage rests. I took a break. I lost my way in a hazy maze sometime in October- of some year. I forgot what I enjoyed about writing. I forgot how to write.… Continue reading The Return

Just Some Thoughts I Have, Thinking, words, writing

WIP-Why I Write

I have been working on two writing projects. One is a compilation of original poetry and the other a novel. For two years now, I have been chipping away at these projects. In this time I have learned that all writing requires time and patience, and I must first, finish the first draft. Then, on… Continue reading WIP-Why I Write

Just Some Thoughts I Have, poetry, struggles, talking, Thinking, writing

Poetry and Me

Today, I am working on my poems, and I must have hit a nerve. I began to squirm. Writing from a place of vulnerability can be exhausting, in part because of the emotional toll it can take on you. Exploring past issues, rehashing out experiences that were once dead and done, reliving memories can be… Continue reading Poetry and Me

Just Some Thoughts I Have, Old vs new, Thinking, words, writing

A Dog And My Blog

I write to engage the reader but how do I engage a reader with new and stimulating content when I feel the content getting stale? A few months ago I found myself enthralled by Vu Le who was speaking at a local event  he stated and I misquote, “Everything is better with kittens.” He proceeded… Continue reading A Dog And My Blog

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Writing Update

Five days until I head off to Martha's Vineyard for a week of creative writing. I am nervous and excited. I have never done anything like this but I know that it will be worth the experience. Lately, writing has been challenging and I am looking forward to breaking through this writer's block. I think… Continue reading Writing Update