There is a powerful connection between writing and healing. We might believe that the best time for creative writing is when we feel good. However, the bigger question to ask is: Why do we write?
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A poem about my dad written on the day that would have been his 70th birthday.
Ryan and I have vowed against road trips dominated by the shrill of “kids” music. We take great pride in our 5-year old’s eclectic and flexible musical palate
Creativity eludes most of us. It shows up unannounced and its presence is fleeting. We often think that big creative breakthroughs are haphazard and reserved for a few lucky individuals who have the perfect idea at the perfect time. We feel somewhat helpless with the creative process.
A poem about the shifting nature of my dreams.
The forces that determine our creative potential lie within us. While we like to blame our external environment for pulling and pushing us in certain directions, our creations are always outward manifestations of our inner world.
A poem about the process of healing.
A poem about the heart's raw power.
I live somewhere between the imagination and reality. I straddle two worlds, making frequent trips between the realms of the visible and the invisible, the spiritual and the mundane, the physical and the metaphysical.
Being unable to define myself, particularly my vocation, was a major pain point in my life. Whenever I latched onto a new field or landed a new job, something inside me would instantly revolt against it. Almost immediately the new endeavor felt like a straight-jacket and I would want out. Nothing felt like me.