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The Writers’ Room Virtual Poetry Reading

The Writers’ Room Virtual Poetry Reading

The Writers’ Room Virtual Poetry Reading was an amazing event. Like beaming into a coffee house without the house. You bring your own coffee. We met on a hot Thursday evening without having to leave our homes. I sat at my old wooden table with my laptop open. I hosted this poetry reading that included writers from four states. We read our original work and we were fed with words that filled our hearts. Thank you to everyone who was able…

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Is Your Creative Self Stuck?

Is Your Creative Self Stuck?

Sometimes we get stuck.  It happens. On Friday my writing class is going to meet at the local public library to spend time in the children’s section. We will sit in the little colorful chairs (if we can fit) and immerse ourselves in the magic of a few children’s stories filled with lots of pictures. I know already some will love this idea while others may grumble and think I’ve lost it.  Why am I doing this?  Because sometimes our creative…

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Create Multi-Layered Expressions with Sound and Words

Create Multi-Layered Expressions with Sound and Words

Long ago I began to merge spoken words with sound.   In this transformation is an all consuming magic.  This expression is the fullness of a summer day, when the peaches are ripe…   I am a life long poet who also plays Native flute, didgeridoo, drums and a myriad of other instruments. I love to expand into this expression; what may be a beautiful poem can be re-woven into a masterful tapestry with new colors and textures.  Listen to this…

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