#SundaySentence

I learned about #sundaysentence on writer-poet @ErikaDreifus’ The Practicing Writer blog. The Sunday Sentence project, started by author @ImDavidAbrams, encourages people to share - “out of context and without commentary” - the best sentence they’ve read during the past week. So much glorious, profound, and quirky writing to be found at that Twitter hashtag. I … Continue reading #SundaySentence

These Days

Today I re-watched the documentary, Becoming Cary Grant. Grant had a life filled with abandonment and adoration. At one point, he underwent therapy, LSD therapy, to help resolve his inner estrangement. For him, the drug’s effect of dissolving boundaries unlocked much of what he’d hidden even from himself. I’m sure if I’d ever tried something … Continue reading These Days

Secret Ingredient

“A small sampling of my mss rejections. From 2016-2020 I'll have published four full-length poetry collections, two chapbooks, and two novels. Eight books. [...] I've also received something close to two hundred rejections for my mss alone. Maybe a thousand in this time period if I count all the rejected poems, stories, and essays as … Continue reading Secret Ingredient

PastPresentFuture (5)

“If they won’t let you join their game, make your own. When they see how much fun you’re having, they’ll ask to join your game.” I thank my mother for those words. They have saved me many years of heartache and formed my best #pastpresentfuture.     PastPresentFuture   i. see her, hips rounded like … Continue reading PastPresentFuture (5)