Ready to drop

Whew!! After a crazy busy week and a lot of writing I’m almost caught up and ready to be back blogging. See you soon!

A Perfectly Healthy Sentence

A perfectly healthy sentence, it is true, is extremely rare. For the most part we miss the hue and fragrance of the thought; as if we could be satisfied with the dews of the morning or evening without their colors, or the heavens without their azure. Henry David Thoreau

WOOF Winners for May 8, 2009

WOOF Contest – Top PicksFiction / Short Story / Flash Fiction Zorlone – “Insanity Road” – An Urban Legend about the outcome of trespassing a private road. Webbielady – “Isn’t Life Supposed To Be Meaningful?” – He was in the process of taking his own life… he’s ready to die until some strange melody played… Continue reading WOOF Winners for May 8, 2009

Be yourself

“Be yourself. Above all, let who you are, what you are, what you believe, shine through every sentence you write, every piece you finish.”John Jakes I’m working on finishing up my work for school which is due next Monday so hopefully I’ll have time to post tomorrow. I went to a good panel discussion and… Continue reading Be yourself

Happy Mother’s Day!

On Mother’s Day I have written a poem for you. In the interest of poetic economy and truth, I have succeeded in concentrating my deepest feelings and beliefs into two perfectly crafted lines: You’re my mother, I would have no other! Forest Houtenschil

Filling the Silence

Writing is a struggle against silence. Carlos Fuentes In my partnering with my subconscious my subconscious has a lot to say. And most of what he says (yes, my subconscious is a he) relates to silence. While I am working with the texts they may become prose poems or an essay, I am thinking how… Continue reading Filling the Silence

Wish You Were Here, Kissimmee, Florida

At this time last year I was planning my summer trip to Ireland after three mini-vacations. In my last post I talked about a perfect day and what’s more perfect than planning a vacation?Kissimmee thinks you should be thinking of a vacation too because they are giving away a vacation to Kissimmee, Florida on their… Continue reading Wish You Were Here, Kissimmee, Florida

A Perfect Day

The best things in life are nearest:  Breath in your nostrils, light in your eyes, flowers at your feet, duties at your hand, the path of right just before you.  Then do not grasp at the stars, but do life’s plain, common work as it comes, certain that daily duties and daily bread are the… Continue reading A Perfect Day