To a tablespoon of meditation add a cup of journaling stir in a session of reading poetry or novel – no news let the morning simmer while staring out the window pour in a phone call to check in on a friend sprinkle in a card game played with your housemate walk in the sunshine … More Recipe for Sheltering In
I intended to write in my journal but a call from my daughter in Europe took precedence over my plan I intended to cook chicken for dinner but dropping temps and a show of snow inspired vegetable soup I intended to go to the gym but sparked by thoughts to create, I stayed home to … More Agile Intent
February rains pock yesterday’s snow with icy muddy puddles February words rain onto journal pages, as dull, sloshy drivel More snow, though, is expected later in the evening to smooth this sloppy lawn Forecast, too, more words to blanket first-draft babble with soft poetic song Photo courtesy of Pixabay, adjusted using PaintShop
Writing morning pages I stir up delights Of random thoughts Garnished with serendipity For more on morning pages see Julia Cameron Live. Top photo courtesy of Pixabay, bottom photo from Business Insider
I sketched my meditation this morning To see the nature of my thoughts Letting the pencils flow where they wanted I sketch flat in a 2D view Don’t know how to draw 3D Must be how I see the world I speak a little French But only in present tense Must be how I hear … More Sketching Meditation
When I journal each day I write to a muse I call Dear One Isn’t this Dear One still my Self? Is she not my own writing ego? Aren’t we both the same “I” writing or different personas like a meta-Self? I did not do the prompt as written today but the poem … More Dear One and Me
When you look upon an empty page can you see potential art – a poem, a painting, a doodle or a story, a creation waiting in hope that you will be the catalyst to bring it to fruition? Every block of stone has a statue inside it and it is the task of the sculptor … More Potential
Write the long version of your short story before you slice and dice your scribbles to stumble upon that tuft of truth submerged in vague ramblings Included as a prompt for Generation of new works of fiction.