Still life

a poem inspired by the essay Still Life by Kathleen Stewart

Alchemy

a poem inspired by the paintings of Remedios Varo

Wisdom for Composing My Project

I shall paint the walls The parent toxin (You'd be all light and speedy, all together.) I figured it hit a nerve, though of course at the time I didn't know which one. We wove them all together - They helped create a safer climate Stenciled in golden yellow Tales,...

The Coyote Myth: Wild and Urban

Growing up in rural North Dakota, I remember hearing coyotes in the evening, making strange noises and doing what seemed like talking to each other.

Wisdom for Composing My Project

I shall paint the walls The parent toxin (You'd be all light and speedy, all together.) I figured it hit a nerve, though of course at the time I didn't know which one. We wove them all together - They helped create a safer climate Stenciled in golden yellow Tales,...

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Favorite Short Story Collections

My last post ended up being about Richard Brautigan but it was supposed to be a list of my favorite short story collections. I got a little bogged down by my love for his writing and revisiting his work. And that's ok! Inspired by my impending short story class at...

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Professing My Love for Richard Brautigan

I registered for a Short Story class at Lighthouse Writers Workshop and as I wait for class to start, I am reading as many short stories as possible. I love short stories, especially before bed. Sometimes, it seems all my attention span can handle is a short story....

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2019 Best Books

2019 was a doozy of a year. While it was fraught with emotional heartbreak and huge financial changes, I chose to focus on the good things. My one line a day journal asked me yesterday what my best memory of the year was and it was good to think about the year as a...

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