Creativity

Hawk Blood Writing

Hawk Blood Writing

I love writing the first time, feeling the rush of words beneath my feathered wings carrying me skyward without expending energy. Floating at dizzy heights. I sight my prey, the story from end to end, with the clarity of Hawk’s vision. I fold my wings. Full stoop. Descend at breakneck speed. Talons piercing the story. […]

Syncopated Souls

Syncopated Souls

The cost of a thing is the amount of what I call life which is required to be exchanged for it, immediately or in the long run. ~Henry David Thoreau I spend at least half an hour each day every workday beginning by 6:30 am spilling my soul onto paper then a few hours each […]

The Lizard Oppresses Creativity

The Lizard Oppresses Creativity

While he was writing, the Lizard quieted, the resistance disappeared and time slowed down. He was in it, unafraid, unimpeded, and truly alive. ~Seth Godin The Lizard. The skulking Lizard, the enemy of creativity. It distracts me from writing, from poetrying, from shooting, from painting. It is the eternal critic, the internal critic only silenced […]

Human Foie Gras

Human Foie Gras

Art has no right answer. The best we can hope for is an interesting answer. ~Seth Godin What emotion does a painting evoke? What revolution is contained in the stanza of a poem? What image is birthed in a song? What pain opened the gateway to a story? I see art not as an interesting […]

An Unscripted Education (Inspired by Lyrics #12)

An Unscripted Education (Inspired by Lyrics #12)

When I think back On all the crap I learned in high school It’s a wonder I can think at all ~Paul Simon, Kodachrome By an accident of birth depositing me in middle class America, I am blessed with a high quality education, a blessing not available to many in my country. I am the […]

Cocoons

Cocoons

Think left and think right and think low and think high. Oh, the thinks you can think up if only you try. – Dr. Seuss The pressure builds until my hands, my body feels shaky. I lie in bed exhausted but am unable to enter the little death that replenishes because there are cymbals clashing. […]

Clickety Shoes (Inspired by Lyrics #10)

Fashion! Turn to the left Fashion! Turn to the right Oooh, fashion! ~David Bowie, Fashion The click clickety click sound heard when walking in a pair of well healed dress shoes as one tap dances through the day, each step another note in the song, is satisfying music. It’s a song unknown to those walking […]

Evelina

by Evelina Di Lauro

THE OBSESSIVE WRITER

Because life is too overrated to ignore

Milly Schmidt

The Cat's Write

BLEEDING THOUGHTS !!

"My words are my identity"

she's a seeker

Currently, NYC

Inside my cellar

Watch closely as an author thoughts unveil truths through a vision that was once mere premonition. Thoughts From A balcony inside the minds of the intuitive

STREET x SPREZZA

Vintage Style and Modern Tailoring

Wolff Poetry | Poetry, Tools & Resources for Self-Publishing Writers

Wolff Poetry offers poetry, and tips that make writing & self-publishing easier. Linda J. Wolff mentors young writers.

Heartstring Eulogies

Conjured by Sarah Doughty

Srijana Kattel

Ramblings of an empty mind

Travelling around the world

Traveller, photography

ishanlin.wordpress.com/

All images © I-Shan Lin

TESSEROLOGY

A MOSAIC OF BITS AND PIECES ON TRAVEL, LIFE AND TIMES

leaf and twig

where observation and imagination meet nature in poetry

Lipstick on a Pig

The Sartorial Explorations of a Middle Aged Man