The lingering moisture that gathered in the air has always done that to me. Perhaps a bit of the past was carefully mixed in along with the misty fog too.
It’s an encouraging starting point, a way to help you organize, and an inspiring task crafted to lure the average writer out to do what they love best—write.
There’s a secret sea of green
flooding a room in your home.
Where leaves sprout and stretch
their limbs in every direction.
You once resided
in the heart of the goddess
of fruitful abundance.
A house nestled
the thinning orchards
that bore life.
And as we all age
the new life shows signs
of thinking like you
when you were that age too.
You are the life blood.
The necessary pieces
that help us put together
who we are
and where we come from.
Poetry for the 21st Century is an experimental project which aims to produce visual poetry inspired by real adventures from all over the world. These pieces of prose may take place in or around nature, but the mission remains the same. Tell stories that cross multiple mediums to help cultivate more passion for poetry.
Knowing sign language is so important for connecting with one another, for making sure that we are including everyone in conversation, and that we are breaking down societal barriers.
In the beginning, my sighs of disappointment lasted longer as they lingered over every word that was sent to me by panels of judges, esteemed publishers, and fellow writers. However, over time I would dwell less on the rejection and look forward to the next opportunity to submit a revised and polished version of my work again.
would also come to fall in love with real journalism and the sitting down for interviews with some fantastic people, and I would continue working as a writer and journalist for the love of the interview.
Dirty windshields embodied the time filled with memories where I had moments to look at the dancing parade of magnificent colors painted onto the sky behind the setting sun.