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Skin ripples

Head surges

Stomach rolls

Body is a stormy sea.


Discovering Joy

Every year right around the same time, the sounds and smells of Christmas begin to emerge; indicating that Christmas is right around the corner – whether we’re ready for it or not. 422 more words


Exercise: 20 Little Poetry Projects

(An exercise by Jim Simmerman, taken from The Practice of Poetry, Robin Behn and Chase Twitchell, eds. Will post some recent strangeness later.)

Give each project at least one line. 673 more words

Group Documentary Treatment

Our documentary is about Paige’s struggles with her sexuality and coming out to family and friends. The story of Paige will not be linear, it will start with her telling her parents or friends. 243 more words

Documentary Production 261mc

Defamiliarization and Using Random Metaphors in Writing

So my new daily habit is to plug into  my new favorite podcast, “Inside Creative Writing.” It fills the hour drive home from work and it’s like attending a really great writing seminar. 250 more words

Philip Barragan

An adventure

Come m’lord, come with me,

let us sail across the open sea.

I’ll steer your ship as you desire,

together we’ll meet with the Sun God’s ire. 159 more words