Rain has been pouring, showering,
Gushing and sprinkling all day.
Until today, there had been only
The memory of rain. The dry, sandy
Soil had become crusty and sad.
At first the rain pounded.
It threatened to burst through
Sheltering walls or smash through
Then, it [...]
It’s enough to say
I give my love away
Each time, my soft heart
Breaks. I’m not that smart
And set synapses
On fire. Now with this
Stash in [...]
I have nothing bad to say about passion. It’s cool. Or I really should say hot. Coupled with stuff like muse, inspiration, talent and so on, passion offers massive motivation when it’s in flow.
I so (too?) often rely on what I’d loosely call talent and my passion for music to get [...]
My first thoughts
Are not quiet,
They are [...]
~ Spontaneously composed by Stan Stewart
Avoiding Summer heat in the
Shade of the shoreline trees,
Kingfisher swoops to seemingly
KrAsH headlong into the water’s
This time, there is no catch.
Or perhaps she was simply
“To change and to change for the better are two different things.” ~ German proverb
I know that what is
happening right now
is what is happening
instead of [...]
No matter how much I prepare, mapping out my project, getting inspired, setting up the tools and resources I’ll need, following my creation, scheduling time, doing what works for me, and so on, surprises seem to come up along the way. You probably have plenty to teach me when it comes to rolling with [...]
Thanks for making it this far with my countdown. If you haven’t read parts one, two, or three, please check them out first and then come back here to continue the journey together. Your comments are welcome, as always.
Creativity at its best is a matter of following and leading. I learned about “following and leading” from InterPlay where this is one of the basic forms or practices. The rules are simple enough: participants chose to either follow or lead at any given moment. When leading, I initiate. I start from nothing. When [...]