To love a poet’s voice – her writing voice – and to vibrate in sympathy with each beat and syllable, to touch the spirit imbued on the page and feel the writing as if it were nourishment on the tongue or soft light on the skin is not necessarily a rare thing, but it is still and should be a treasured thing.
Being in a peak creative time is thrilling and rewarding in a hundred different ways, but you can’t stay at the top forever.
There are all kinds of work you can do to make you and your art effective, but it takes faith to create and believe that what you create matters.
I don’t remember what made me think to start layering my scanned drawings together into complex sketch collages.
The trick is not just to hit the wall, but to go through it. Through the wall is the equilibrium, the balance between the energy used and the energy left in reserve. It’s the only way to keep going, to finish.
Write a poem about the sound made when two things collide.
Creativity and intentionality, in general, has been the theme for my April this year, and it feels amazing. Just like home.
Write a series of short poems inspired by your observations of different colors and moods.
Write a poem reflecting on the physical mechanisms of the body.