“Wanted: a needle swift enough to sew this poem into a blanket.” Charles Simic “I am sewing today, sewing all of my poems into a quilt. Gathering the words, ripping out the stitches that never worked, slowly, carefully I am piecing it together. I am admiring their place in my quilt. I am sewing them… Continue reading Wanted: a needle
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One of my favorite Adele songs.Chasing Pavements
Poetry is all that is worth remembering in life. William Hazlitt I have off for the holiday, four wonderful days off. Yesterday I took a poetry workshop on “how to title poems” that was informative, fun and inspiring. And I spent an hour weeding (very much overdue) today, my biggest goal is to clean my… Continue reading Labor Day Weekend
It is the privilege of loneliness; in privacy one may do as one chooses.Virginia Woolf, Mrs. Dalloway I never got back to the “Nag” yesterday to write a prompt. So here’s one this morning based on a delicious anthology I just read called Alone in the Kitchen with an Eggplant: Confessions of Cooking for One… Continue reading Alone in the Kitchen
Everything that doesn’t kill you, makes you stronger. And later on you can use it in some story.Tapani Bagge I’ll be back this afternoon with a writing prompt.Lovingly,The Writing/Editing Nag
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“But now in September the garden has cooled, and with it my possessiveness. The sun warms my back instead of beating on my head … The harvest has dwindled, and I have grown apart from the intense midsummer relationship that brought it on.” Robert Finch This has been the best summer I ever spent in… Continue reading September is here!
Creativity is a highfalutin word for the work I have to do between now and Tuesday. Ray Kroc