Tag Archives: Creativity

Poetry Day!

POETRY DAY IS INTERNATIOAL, there are readings here in France and I have no doubt there are others… Calling ALL scribes! This is a terrific opportunity for you to let your voice be heard, as Saturday, October 7th is RANDOM … Continue reading

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Silence

“Silence is a true friend who never betrays.”   – Confucius “True silence is the rest of the mind, and is to the spirit what sleep is to the body, nourishment and refreshment.”  – William Penn “Music and silence combine … Continue reading

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Hemingway – advice for a writer

While reading Hemingway, again, I stumbled upon the following quote and couldn’t resist sharing it. Though Hemingway was addressing writing and writers I believe it applies to all creative endeavours.    “In going where you have to go, and doing what … Continue reading

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Bleu

Bleu Cobalt As the tiny rivers Winding beneath Papery thin skin I watch as they have slowed But remember their faster pace                                     … Continue reading

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GIGI ET LE CHAT

* “I cannot interest myself in anything that is not life.” – “Look for a long time at what pleases you, and longer still at what pains you.”    Sidonie Gabrielle Colette – Gigi and The Cat * Bisous, Léa

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Untitled

“Writing is like driving at night in the fog. You can only see as far as your headlights, but you can make the whole trip that way.” – E.L. Doctorow “I get intrigued by a first line and I write … Continue reading

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Just the facts…

Consistency is the last refuge of the unimaginative. – Oscar Wilde Just the facts… You are the brightest point of the candles flame The dandelions in my clover The first bite of cheesecake And the solstice of my summer * … Continue reading

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blocked

“Ideas may drift into other minds, but they do not drift my way. I have to go and fetch them. I know no work manual or mental to equal the appalling heart-breaking anguish of fetching an idea from nowhere.” – … Continue reading

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I believe his name is Pablo

“Perhaps it is because cats do not live by human patterns, do not fit themselves into prescribed behavior, that they are so united to creative people.” – Andre Norton “I love cats because I enjoy my home; and little by … Continue reading

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My not so secret addiction

“Let us remember: One book, one pen, one child, and one teacher can change the world.”                                 – Malala Yousafzai “The reading of all good books … Continue reading

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