Do you poets out there submit your work in contests? I’m trying to figure out how to tell if certain contests are legit. I feel like I can’t trust anything online… but I want to do contests. Do you all have anything you look at before you enter contests or submit your work for publication? Continue reading Question: Poetry Contests?
I’ve decided my next project will be a collection of short stories. I have a few ideas. I am considering making this a compilation but need a theme. After all, everyone has a story to tell. What do you think? Which short story compilation would you read? And would you want to participate? Do you have a short story just waiting for the chance to … Continue reading To Make a Story Short… (A Poll)
If you could burn anything – any idea, object, word, insect – Anything – what would you burn? I think I would burn procrastination. It is the bane of my existence. Mosquitos could go, but they do feed the spiders that feed the birds, etc. Maybe global warming, but that is a result, not a thing…World hunger is kind of a given but it’s so … Continue reading Leave the Burning to the Fire.
Self-pride, I’ve been told, is a bad thing. When I was young, I was told not to be proud about my looks, my grades, my accomplishments. But I was also told to have confidence in those things. I didn’t understand, so I tried not to be proud of myself. But then, what is the point of doing well at anything? Now I am grown, I … Continue reading Pride v. Proud
Nature is filled with spirals that equate precisely to the math of the stars, the seas, and so much of what we know of life. Isn’t it interesting how much of life fits into mathematical equations? There is a connection between everything. Humans have studied it for years. Science cannot dissuade it. Instead, science continues to prove it. The vibration of the stars is the … Continue reading Connections