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

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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

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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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Revised: An Empty Love Letter

I just revised this poem. I revised it because after reading it with fresh eyes I realized that it needed something else, it needed a facelift, a poetic facelift. I am going to try and practice what I learned at The Martha's Vineyard Institute of CreativeWriting. I was fortunate enough to attend this program a… Continue reading Revised: An Empty Love Letter

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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