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#amwriting: Tattoo You

The long scar from a knife fight several years ago is still visible, just above Gerry’s right ear. His back is covered with a variety of bluish, sloppy tattoos.

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Artists And Writers


Almost impossible to be creative

When happy (in love)

Why take time away

From obsessing over the beloved


The heat of lust

Flesh, fire-roasted… 150 more words


Reading Day

I’m sitting alone in the food court at the university where I work. It’s “Reading Day,” the day where students have time to reflect on what they’ve learned during the semester and prepare for final exams. 196 more words


Tuesday intro: Witness

Once again I’m linking up again with Diane at Bibliophile by the Sea who hosts a post every Tuesday for people to share the first chapter / paragraph of the book they are reading, or thinking of reading soon. 450 more words


Drop the past

The past has gone, disappeared; only images and projections of what we believe to be true remain. We can conjure these up as we wish and have free-reign over whether we believe they are true or not. 249 more words

Creative Writing

Jenna London on Terry Tempest Williams's "Refuge"

Refuge by Terry Tempest Williams braids several primary story lines to illustrate the author’s love of and affinity to nature, particularly birds, and the rising water level of the Great Salt Lake, with the narrative thread of her mother’s battle with and eventual death from cancer. 1,169 more words

Loving Lady Lazuli - A Book Review

I do most of my reading in the early morning hours between two and four a.m. So since I’m sacrificing valuable sleep to engage in my absolute favorite pastime – reading – I want to make sure the book is really, really good. 329 more words