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Unedited Thoughts on a Sunday Night

My high school English teacher, Mrs. Michael, rarely gave compliments or A’s. She was renowned throughout the school for her high standards and tough grading. 691 more words

… at some point in our lives we have to be crazy, we have to lose control, step out our ordinary way of seeing, and learn that the world is not the way we think it is, that it isn’t solid, structured, and forever… Extend your boundaries.

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The People

Writers end up writing about their obsessions. Things that haunt them; things they can’t forget; stories they carry in their bodies waiting to be released… And your main obsessions have power; they are what you will come back to in your writing over and over again.

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The Enlightened

sunday sketch

Sunday Morning: a sketch

pillows play on the daybed
housecat swishes her tail
radio paints music chocolate-dark delicious as my espresso

the Swedish horse with the broken leg assesses my mental state… 187 more words


Pilot 78G, B Nib

I am a great admirer of all Pilot writing instruments. I keep buying these pens repeatedly, as if the new one is going to give me hitherto unknown pleasure. 440 more words

Asians Writing Machines

Writing Retreat July 6th--9th

I know I told you all about this retreat earlier. I just wanted to post about it once more and include a little flyer. If you know anyone who might be interested, I’d very much appreciate you passing this along. 23 more words

Daily Life