Day 17 – Write a poem about your favorite season in your favorite cities
Day 13 – Invent a new word and describe its use.
Photo: ‘Burning Sage’ by Sherri Wear https://www.flickr.com/photos/60438408@N08/ Flow Through Begin Again This rancid blood needs renewal A hum of chance A tune of winds Sit Still Bring out the flask Terror Eyes terrorize Terra’s sighs Tear the I’s Bare the lies Wheel yourself down the corridor A floor or two to Flora’s tomb A dash […]
You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the think you think you cannot do. Basically, Mrs. Roosevelt said Fuck your fears! Whatever they may be, allowing them to conquer you and defeat you will slowly build a pattern […]
Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn. It’s often said that the most effective style of learning is simply by doing it yourself. There is a lot to be said about effective teaching styles based on traditional oral lecture. But the lessons I’ll always remember are the […]
I’m from the father who poured his soul in the plaster
and pulverized his bones into the concrete of the steps and dripped his sweat and tears into every soup, every mixed drink, every daily special on his menu. Until he had become one with it. And would be forever lost without it.
The will to endure will triumph
over the will to conflict.
If you need propane, to light the fire,
conserve the desire, express without tire,
embrace the ire, but honor the supplier,
and feed when desired.
You’re fluent in denial, it’s become your native tongue.
Isolated from society because the drug and you are one.
VIII. You have a fire burning in your heart.