Love

I wrote this haiku on my Instagram today, as a declaration of love for my husband. And it is very true to the nature of love, it expands. The more I love, the more I love. The more I love my husband, the more I love. The more I love…

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The most important creative question

This morning I was hemming and hawing over submitting something to a contest. I had been feeling on the edge about it because I didn't think I was good enough. Then I thought, "Is this fear of submitting worse than my greatest fear?" Right at that moment, my greatest fear…

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Something you need to read if you are a writer

This is a very moving quote from one of Rainer Maria Rilke's letters to a young poet. The full letter can be found here. What is your answer to the question if you should write/create? Search for the reason that bids you write; find out whether it is spreading…

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I am done with....

I am here to declare that I am done with.... I am done with hating my body. It is beautiful the way it is, and I can only fill it with love and joy and bubbles of kindness. I am done with saying sorry. I am here, I make mistakes.…

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The Painting

I go to the museum every day. When the front door opens, I enter, wave my pass at the security guards and walk straight to the painting. I sit in front of it, next to her ghost. Can't blame her for haunting that place. I wouldn't want to stay at…

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