On Getting Lost in Creativity

All day long, I put off working on my writing project. I know I needed to sit and get down thoughts, but couldn’t find the energy But only after putting on my pjs last night did I feel like sitting and writing. I’m glad I did—that’s the thing about creativity—you are always glad you did […]

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Dear Reader 4.18.21

Dear Reader, Years ago, a friend said he stopped using the word ‘stress’ because it’s entirely made up and he got tired of hearing it. I mentally rolled over the word and the concept, as writers do, and realized that it’s a construct of our perception, not real–actions, words, people, and things can do things […]

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Instagram Poem #5

Sometimes we need to take
one step back
from the chaos
in the world
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Happy Poem #1

When was




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