not giving up is the key to losing that sense of being overwhelmed
Poetry is the world through the poet’s eyes.
Whenever I have a new project, I begin by writing. That was when I made the connection to something I have been exploring for a long time. The essential skills to having a good life. One of those is writing.
As I reflect on the story now that it is published, I have been thinking about how people do bad things because of pain.
. True poetry begins in taking away words and rearranging the remaining ones.
A book or an article about Oprah’s life would be an important read. But a poem that goes through the emotions someone has towards their abuser is immediate and powerful.
Walking out from work, I was walking along the road (the sidewalk is tore up), I saw a guy hesitate to pull out and then hesitiate to drive away until I had passed him. Boy, I wanted to let this driver know he was stupid. He gave me a wave and only then could I … Continue reading Lessons and Setbacks
I do not want to see another stand up routine like "The Diceman." However, can we occasionally still have characters like Barney on "How I Met Your Mother?"
Doesn’t this go on a lot? By all of us and on many things. But as an example, so many people got angry over the quarantine. Like me, they are angry and did not bother getting the facts. There is the other issue of the concerted effort of people to disparage the experts and fire people up. But for too many things, we see something, and it seems wrong to us. But we never search out information. We never assume that people or organizations have a good reason for their actions (I actually wrote a funny novel on how they don’t).
No, often they are saying. I don’t care how it affects other people. They are giving a piece of their mind, not saying what is on their mind.