This piece is a little experimental and mostly accidental. I'd welcome constructive feedback. Do we measure sparks by the fire they produce? By how they sprout tongues and feet, traveling miles, sometimes lighting a ring of fire so they're back where they broke out? What about the sparks that don't empty themselves, that never find … Continue reading Searching for sparks
Noticed a lot of the poems - some of mine too - I read these days has activist tones. This goes out to several poets, myself included. I wonder how poetry would thrive if the spikes of suffering, of sadness had been flattened out. How many would write about the magic in an orange moon as it … Continue reading What if?
I don’t mind being vulnerable today. It’s one of those days when I wonder about the point of my writing journey. Here’s what triggered it: In the past week, I received updates about the poems and short stories I had sent to magazines and contests. None of them made the cut. A few more rejects … Continue reading Baring it