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Vita Brevis Publication

Happy to add this piece from my upcoming release, work in progress: dialogues & poems "colors" Thanks to Vita Brevis Poetry Magazine and VB Press/Literature for selecting this piece for their July 2nd publication. It's an honor. Visit Vita Brevis for ways to feed your starving soul. Or just some damn fine poetry. Peace -… Continue reading Vita Brevis Publication

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RAmpaGE

RAmpaGE   Rage happens when you feel unheard. Raging happens when you’re ignored. Enraged is when your voice is dismissed. Outrage is when the world decides your voice doesn’t matter. When the world tells you you have         No Right to Rage Cause for Raging Reason for being Enraged Standing no Credibility… Continue reading RAmpaGE

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Writing with the Write Stuff

It’s a question the big-time interviewers ask writers all the time, usually rockstar-writers: “So where did the idea for (insert newest NYT best-selling book title HERE) come from, and why write about it now?” These writers have whatever the answer is down to a tagline: “Well, Oprah, I went to Alaska in 1988 and there… Continue reading Writing with the Write Stuff

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LOVE IN THE TIME OF CORONA: Love Writing, Writing Love

(Cue harp music…) How do I love thee? Let me count the ways… One, two, three, four, five… Wait, that isn’t how the poem by Elizabeth Barrett Browning goes, is it? In fact, she doesn’t say a single number, nor spell one out.  The reason for that is numbers fail to capture all the nuances… Continue reading LOVE IN THE TIME OF CORONA: Love Writing, Writing Love

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Blood Trumps Stone – Art in the Time of COVID-19

  So here we are. And art matters even less, doesn’t it? If only all the artists had gone to med school instead, we’d have enough doctors to go around. We’d have enough toilet paper to go around. We’d have enough water, enough cleansers, enough food, enough, enough, ENOUGH. We have enough, though, don’t we?… Continue reading Blood Trumps Stone – Art in the Time of COVID-19