An “Ideal” Writing State

While no one needs to reach an “ideal” mental state in order to write or write well, it always comes as a pleasant surprise to find that I have slipped into one. Ideal states of mind are one of the greatest pleasures of writing. But what IS an “ideal” state? Is it a degree of […]

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I Forgot How to Write

I can’t remember how to write. I just took off one day to volunteer at and attend a reader’s luncheon for my writing group and suddenly the words will not come. It is not writer’s block – even the knowledge of how to write is gone. But I look at my WIP and my list […]

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Writing Without Motivation or Inspiration

Today the writing does not flow. Do you ever just not feel like writing? But you have a commitment – to readers, to yourself, maybe you are even lucky enough to have a deadline. So you write. You might drag, your quality might suffer (or seem to), but you lay down one word at a […]

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Poetry Sharing Event: It’s a Wrap!

  Still tuned in? The last ten days have been busy with the Poetry Sharing Event submissions and your feedback. I hope you found some poems that spoke to you. These Sunshine Award nominations were made possible by theparasiteguy.wordpress.com. Thank you so much! The Sunshine Award is for bloggers who brighten people’s lives. Now, only […]

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A Mother’s Worth

A MOTHER’S WORTH Just how do you determine a mother’s worth? Extracted and purified from the salt of the earth. Worth far more than mountains made of the purest of gold. Her heart holds infinite treasures yet to behold. She will bear the pain of her children so they will feel nothing. Forsake herself to […]

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Precious Little Girl

  PRECIOUS LITTLE GIRL “KNOW WHO YOU ARE” Tussled, intertwined tresses flow down her narrow back side. She entered the world with her eyes open wide. Beauty paled only by a graceful allure. A precious, little girl of the world yet unsure. Eyes of ebony, skin dewy smooth like honey. People look at her as […]

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