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If your life is burning well

They say that on a list of fears, public speaking would rate highly for most people.

Here’s the thing: I love it.

Seeing audience seats fill is a beautiful sight. 702 more words

We All Want The Same Things - Craig Finn (reviewed by Dave Franklin)

Anyone who is a fan of the mid-20th century, classic American novel will appreciate the voice that Finn uses to weave his small town narratives. It is the same voice you find chattering away at the heart of Bukowski and Kerouac, and once made into music it rings with Springsteen-esque deliveries and Waitsian dreams. 228 more words

Episode 71 - Just Mouse Interviewed by Just Brad


Steven Brown from progressive folk blues opera project Just Mouse joins Brad to talk about the Double EP Armchair Revolutionaire /Making Things in Interesting Times which is set to release on March 3. 227 more words

Movies That Marvel

Through Thinner

through thinner

birdsong the thin

drizzle falls


This poem was written in response to Carpe Diem #1161 Matsuyama City birth-place of Shiki, another great prompt from Chèvrefeuille at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai. 19 more words


The Nature of Inspiration

There was a plan this morning, an idea for a thought to explore inspired by a Facebook thread earlier in the week, but I woke up still in that funk I talked about the other day. 690 more words


Midweek inspirations

I don’t know about you, but I can’t write in silence. In the void my head does all kinds of crazy shit, and not the good sort. 70 more words