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Walking with the Spirits - Foreword

I mentioned in an earlier post that I was working an a manuscript about animism. Well I was, but that kind of fell apart. The reason being that I realized it was not a separate project per se. 401 more words



This is the true story of the Pied Piper of Hamelin.

Hamelin is a German milling town.

The story has a lot to do with  a great plague which spread to Europe from China during the medieval era, as it does with the mysterious man who became known as the Pied Piper. 743 more words



Red Riding Hood is one of the most well-known fairytales ever told.

It tells the story of a young girl who walks through a forest on the way to visiting her sick grandmother. 497 more words


magic things, patiently waiting for our senses to grow sharper

We’re taking a drive in the country—my mom, my dad, my two sisters, Grandma Ellie, and myself (this is back when there were middle seats in the front and you could fit 6 in a typical sedan). 749 more words


By James O’Brien

When will the world change,

Make things different and rearrange,

When will we understand,

We don’t all march to the tunes of one band, 41 more words



By James O’Brien

I turned the page of a book that I found,

In beautiful leather it was bound,

The story read of a magical world, 86 more words


Dispatches from Addiction and Recovery #7

Disclaimer (since it’s been a while): What follows in Dispatches from Addiction & Recovery are thoughts, voices, and journal entries from the collective, creative power I believe artists, writers, and musicians draw from. 636 more words

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