Monthly Archives: May 2013

Chasing Joy: Making Magic With Words

One of my favorite movies and one of the most poignant, if not intelligently conscious films ever written is American Beauty. The film speaks to tragedy and resurrection; superfluous shallowness and unimagined depth. It is about things that seem to … Continue reading

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Self-Publishing 101—What You Need To Know And What No One Bothers To Tell You

It truly is amazing to me the juxtaposition between reality and rhetoric. People tell you that you’re in for a juicy apple and then you end up sucking on some prunes. Although your regulation may be fine—sitting on the throne … Continue reading

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Scattered Pieces Of Me: A Poetic Rhapsody

I tried everywhere to find myself, but instead see only scatter. Bits and pieces of my broken soul spewed out all over the sidewalk. When I looked deeply within each piece of reflection, I saw my hidden memories staring back … Continue reading

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If You Look For Me, I’m Hiding In My Writing

If you look carefully, you can find residues of a person’s soul scattered all over the place. A little bit resides in their stride, how they choose to style their hair. Their decision to wear a plain t-shirt and raggedy … Continue reading

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The Art Of Being Human—Crafting A Being From The Mind

It is a common misconception that giving birth is the final act brought forth by a woman’s labor; a myriad of agony of the highest order, ribbons of blood and piercing screams of life. This physical birth is really just … Continue reading

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So You Call Yourself A Writer

Truth be told—I love drama. Not of course in my personal life (prefer to keep that drama free) but the art of drama. Call it the inner Greek playwright within me, but there’s something about watching shit fall spectacularly and … Continue reading

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Poetic Ramblings Of Freedom

After venting myself, in a semi articulate manner on yesterday’s post, I’ve decided to engage in a little free verse and give a poetic response to it. Nothing outstanding—simply words pouring from my brain, forming in my soul. I thought … Continue reading

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