a throng of poets

I am taking a free online course that currently has over 3000 people from all over the world participating. It’s called How Writers Write Poetry (put on by the University of Iowa) and it has me thinking deeply and putting more practice in my poetry writing practice. Then there is the “throng”. – an energetic, […]

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look, see

I accomplished a lot in April – my writer’s group anthology, some poem revisions, jotted down some new ideas to do with publishing, art making and writing. And even some paid work  🙂 There is a lot I didn’t do. I found other lists – full of inspiration and “try this”. Didn’t. But I will. […]

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processing & progressing

There’s been a lot happening lately and I haven’t written about it here. There are a lot of things I haven’t written about here. Partly it is because I am a private person and an introvert – but I have realized (more than once) that if I want to share my work, if I want […]

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Beginner’s mind (again)

The other day I had a great feedback session with a writing friend.  We met in a local coffee shop to review her story and my poetry.  It was an exchange of experience, of knowledge and of energy as we responded to one another. What also came out of it is that whenever you “put […]

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Day One

For most of my life I have been a chronic writer. I write about problems and my search for solutions. I write my reaction to a news story that hits me emotionally, knocks me off my feet. I write about what I see out the window, what moves me or what I think I want.  […]

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