Posts Tagged "Poetry"

Call of the Wind by Lynn Olsson

Call of the Wind by Lynn Olsson

By on Dec 27, 2017 in Blog | 3 comments

As the west wind blows – so is the rambling flow of verse from the heart of mine, to the gaze of you. Perhaps, I was too young to understand, but I remember in elementary school our class was having a writing workshop and how badly I wanted to submit something (I don’t remember if there was a prize included or not.) Truth be told, I don’t even...

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You Need Not Worry by Prasanta Verma

You Need Not Worry by Prasanta Verma

By on Nov 20, 2017 in Blog | 2 comments

It was my first time to attend any kind of writer’s conference. Would it be obvious to others I was a conference newbie, fresh out of the writing chair and immersed in the company of other writers? Would I bungle up my words and embarrass myself? I need not have worried because I could not have selected a more welcoming or amiable gathering to attend. That gathering...

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Kindness when Feeling Lost by Annette Vellenga

Kindness when Feeling Lost by Annette Vellenga

By on Nov 1, 2017 in Blog | 7 comments

This was my first year attending Breathe and I have to admit, having a cold and being tired set me up for failure. I sat listening to people and started wondering, why did I come? By the time the second day came around, second workshop, I admittedly was a wreck. Feeling demoralized and really really out of sorts I was in tears. Oh my, I’m mortified now...

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Coloring with Words by Amy Nemecek

By on Jun 21, 2017 in Blog | 2 comments

As writers we can use color words to make feelings, moods, and ideas more tangible to our readers. We have the ability to use words like Chagall used stained glass and Van Gogh used paint. God, of course, does this best when he writes through the prophet Isaiah “though your sins are like scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they are red like crimson, they...

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