SPOILERS BELOW: Women's roles, in literature and cinema, as well as in life, are more often about mending wounds than inflicting them. But sometimes, just sometimes, popular culture gets it just right. **** Take what I have to say with a grain of salt. I'm not a GoT super fan. I haven't read the books.... Continue Reading →
What do you get when you combine poetry, performance, and a plethora of available imagery? A mixed-mixed media approach to sharing some of my "outside the blog" work! The piece below was inspired by my young writing workshop students, written as an example for my teen workshop students, and compiled and recorded by me. Enjoy!... Continue Reading →
I love to write. Scratch that, I love when I have written. But all this promotion boloney that comes with it? Ugh.
Like many, I waited to see if a piece of history would be leveled. Paris and Hugo and Hemingway. Bells and bell towers, hunchbacks and fear of the marginalized. Asylum, refuge. And above all, the infuriating human trait of naiveté. ***** We humans, sacks of blood and bone, architects of these castles in the sky,... Continue Reading →