I haven’t been around here lately and I can happily say it’s for a good reason: I’m writing! Slow, but I’m writing and my goal is to get a book finished by the end of this quarter and right now, I’ve got 10 days to go so it’s nose to the grindstone for me. UntilContinue reading “Celebrating #WorldPoetryDay”
There’s nothing I love more than poetry spoken out loud. And this is just perfection… Have a wonderful weekend, everyone!
Time to Share My World, a weekly prompt by Cee’s Photography! Hope you’ll join us as well! Anyway, here are the questions: If you had an unlimited shopping spree at only one store, which one would you choose? Why? A bookstore, of course! Preferably one that also has good coffee! What is the worst thingContinue reading “Share Your World 2018 – Week 5”
Time to Share My World, a weekly prompt by Cee’s Photography! Hope you’ll join us as well! Anyway, here are the questions: List 2 things you have to be happy about? I have to be happy with my upcoming books, especially before they’re written. That way, I actually start working on them. If I’m notContinue reading “Share Your World 2018 – Week 4”
the things he left behind sit on his favorite desk masculine and so refined, so tempting; it’s hard to resist touching them beneath my fingers, feeling the cold steel and worn leather everything reminding me of him and his unrepenting tether Source: The Things He Left Behind This is really about the muse more thanContinue reading “The Things He Left Behind #nationalpoetrymonth”
I had my coffee way early in the morning today and even picked two roses for my son’s teacher and aide because today is Bring Your Teacher a Flower Day or something. Then when we arrived at the school, I saw all the other kids holding store-bought bouquets and I remembered that that’s what weContinue reading “Friday Musings: Flower Day and Migrant Worker Poetry”
Neil Gaiman’s short poem took my breath away this afternoon, sending chills running up and down my spine. The imagery and the words are just too profound for any more words. It’s been brought to life by Anna Eijsbouts with narration by Peter Kenny.
Yet when reading Iron Moon you realize how intimate and personal these young migrant writers can be. Their micro-narratives of mechanization, as self-identified screws, nails, discarded rocks, atoms of dust, come together as a powerful chorus. They offer a deeper and more meaningful connection between the grand narrative of economic prosperity and the unheard storiesContinue reading “The Chinese Factory Workers Who Write Poetry on their Phones – Lithub”
Happy #InternationalWomensDay 💕 Move those mountains! 👩🏾⚕️👩🏼🍳👩🏻🎓👩🏽🎤👩🏼🔧👩🚀👩🏼⚖️👩🏿✈️👩🏼🚒🕵🏽♀️👷🏻♀️👩🏽🎨👩🏻💻xo Lang pic.twitter.com/pydItyLdIf — Lang Leav (@langleav) March 7, 2017