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I’m about to do a Poetry Slam — wherever it is you are. #SpokenWord #NationalPoetryMonth

April 24, 2014


Originally posted on Big Blue Dot Y'all:
Retribution Not Lost  Apostle Lithium Chronicle On Writing

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“Welcome and entertain them all…” Happy National Poetry Month

April 16, 2014


The Guest House by Rumi: This being human is a guest house.Every morning a new arrival. A joy, a depression, a meanness,some momentary awareness comesas an unexpected visitor. Welcome and entertain them allEven if they’re a crowd of sorrows,who violently sweep your houseempty of its furniture,still, treat each guest honorably.He may be clearing you outfor […]

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Women Who Write

March 29, 2014

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Originally posted on NOLAFemmes:
Audubon Park Labyrinth, New Orleans ? During the month of April, Poetry Month, I’ll be featuring four women poets from Louisiana. They will tell us their writing process, what they read, who they admire, what their favorite words are and many, many other things. They will share a poem with us.…

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To Go Further, You Have to Push Harder: Lots of Ways to Branch Out in #Nashville #art #comedy #storytelling #Creatives

March 7, 2014


There is an incredible energy around Nashville right now. The only way I can describe it, is with one word: Yes. It is a city of Yes. The question is…are you a “Yes!” person…someone who is ready to make their passion into a way of life? How do you get started? Get together with like-minded […]

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The Auden We Never Knew

March 4, 2014


Originally posted on The Dish:
http://youtu.be/A2Gr6h375VM Unless, that is, you happened to be one of the elderly church ladies he visited, orphans he put through college, or friends for whose medical care he paid. All of these anecdotes and more are uncovered in Edward Mendelson’s new essay on Auden’s “secret life” of generosity and charity,…

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R.B. Morris – The Mockingbird Poems

March 3, 2014


R.B. is a very talented friend from Knoxville, who writes poems and is also an amazing singer-songwriter. Give him some love. He deserves it.

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A Love Letter

February 12, 2014


A writer analyzes intent, rolls the unknown into a pen, subtracts text that misdirects — this writer stares off. On any given day, I read to write, I tweet to summarize and I share statuses like Jesus shared loaves. Words flow in and out – twist, bend, devolve – and reassemble… unrecognizable. I rebundle them […]

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The ‘Net Takes a Minute – poem by my Hubs, Paul Gibbons

January 8, 2014


The ‘Net Takes a Moment. It is in an ocean, Swirling in a tide. The ebb and flow of questions and searches. They are not Its questions. They come from Outside? Somewhere. The search is not Its quest. The questions, The mediocrity, The essential, The endless millions of questions. A compulsion to search. Impossible to […]

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Cary Gibson – Something Unexpected

December 1, 2013


Originally posted on Tenx9 Nashville Storytelling:
Here is the lovely story from Cary Gibson at Tenx9’s November event, “Something Unexpected” How I Discovered A 14 Syllable Synonym For Love.  :: For Joel :: The 1964 Disney movie Mary Poppins – a political manifesto about the dangers of unfettered capitalism on the human soul – is…

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Girl Who Reads – A Poem for We the Bookish

November 20, 2013


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