Tag: writing

  • Be Quiet And Do The Work

    Be Quiet And Do The Work

    I’ve been reading through this relatively new GQ article/interview with filmmaker Martin Scorsese and came across a few sentences that hit me right between the eyes. “I always liked being nominated at the Academy, even though knowing – especially the fact that they didn’t nominate us for Taxi Driver” – the film was nominated, as were…

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  • Word Wednesday – close call

    Word Wednesday – close call

    I’ve been going back through my current journal, getting digital copies of poems that I’ve written over the last few months and came across this one from early June. It’s an interesting thing coming across a poem with some vague recollection of writing it, but not being able to nail down exactly what you were…

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  • Word Wednesday – candles & caskets

    Word Wednesday – candles & caskets

    This one comes from earlier this year and is as yet unedited. Why? Because life has been rather busy as of late with various bumps, u-turns, and recalculation of paths. So why sweat a poem being sent out into the world a little more unprepared than usual? I’m sure it’ll find its way somehow. candles…

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  • Word Wednesday – strike on box

    Word Wednesday – strike on box

    Ordinary things can some times inspire not-so-ordinary things. I came across this one from earlier this year while archiving poems from my handwritten journal into digital form. At some point in the last year or so, we inherited a whole bunch of old school matches. Obviously, this worked its way into my brain on some…

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