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Flexing the Creativity: Postcards from an Outsider

Hello, it is I again.  I couldn’t log off tonight without sharing a little exercise produced from a Creative Writing class I attend.  This was created in February, so would have been more emotive if I got my arse in gear and published it around Valentine’s Day…but never mind, better late than never. 544 more words

Creative Writing

Time, Fonts and Sorbet: Proofreading Your Work

Typos, missing words, nebulous clarity, awkward phrasing, bumpy transitions: they’re all difficult to see when the work is close to your heart, freshly sprung from your noggin. 793 more words


The sufferings of the present time

And I said, “Oh, that I had wings like a dove!
I would fly away and be at rest.

I would flee to a far-off place… 402 more words

Daily Office

Kerendahan Hati (2)

Kerendahan hati tipe pertama mengandaikan suatu cinta akan kebaikan yang muncul karena pengakuan bahwa manusia itu diciptakan Tuhan. Orang ngaku bahwa dirinya adalah makhluk ciptaan, dan juga… 575 more words

Daily Reflection

Sermon in a Sentence: St. Thomas Aquinas (April 15, 2014)

“Since evil is opposed to good, the presence of all good requires the utter banishment of evil. Justice has no participation with injustice, and light has no fellowship with darkness.” –From “Sermon in a Sentence: A Treasury of Quotations on the Spiritual Life; Vol. 372 more words


I have a cardboard box
where I keep all the pretty
broken things
that cascade into my life

Trying to hold on to time
in desperation that I will… 81 more words


A knife in my brain

Just when I have a day or so of relative normality (ie: work), things come crashing down.

The ‘reality’ of being in a strange city/state, of being abandoned, of having nobody to turn to, of having left every physical thing important to me 40000kms away is just too much to bear. 42 more words