I may occasionally write the junk, but rarely do I read it. And it is not because I don’t like it that I rarely read it… It’s because it, the really good stuff anyway, is so durn hard to read. I’m talking Poetry here… Poetry with a big, bold capital P. And it is so … Continue reading Poetry is for Girls
Many of the haiku and other poems in Short Verses & Other Curses were written as a therapeutic balm in response to my cancer. I don’t know why or how I survived all that nonsense but I suspect writing the poems helped at least a little. Recent events make it seem to me that my … Continue reading Poetry Is My Balm
GLITTERS OF BLISS! by Priyanki If the clouds could come & give me a ride I would sit on them & sway away in delight And ask them to take me in their cozy coat Covering me all in the softness galore Ask them to take me in the world up away High up … Continue reading GLITTERS OF BLISS! | A Relating to Humans Poetry Feature
Another day has passed Another year has passed And, woe, others shall pass anon Who amongst us needs such a curse As that which forever to us will elude As that which forever to us will delude Yea, instead, choose to seek thine peace In that which shan’t ne’er forsake For ’tis thy present ~~~~ … Continue reading Kicking the Year Off – Write: Poetry
Bound to Leave What a beautiful sunset, I thought. I used to hate people who enjoyed shit like this, but I didn’t realize there is beauty in distance and hope in somewhere else. roughtradeblog.wordpress.com You can share your experiences Relating to Humans by visiting here.
NEAR GROWN by Pleasant Street geletilari.wordpress.com I will miss this the worrying about you middle of the night Miss being the one you lean on little boy now taller than I sometimes I lean on you when I’m tired, and you don’t mind how good you will be to someone when you are fully grown … Continue reading Poetry Archive
Even though I have had two or three “PRO” Tips lined up in draft form for quite a while now, I feel compelled to get this one out before them, even though (Hmm, how ’bout that – two “even thoughs” in one sentence. If this redundant redundancy offends you, please submit your redundant complaints about … Continue reading “PRO” TIP: HOW TO CUT DOWN ON MANUSCRIPT ERRORS; AND/OR, HOW TO GET MORE JOY OUT OF POETRY — GUARANTEED! (QUICK TIP #4)
And, you know what… It almost hurts, all the beauty and creativity that flows through it… I mean, it’s hard to comprehend it all… Not just the volume of it all… But the Harmony of it all… A Creative Chorus of one perfectly tuned mindbendingly mesmerizing Koan of a Song… Zen in creative motion… Man… … Continue reading You know, I pretty much live in the WP Reader’s #writing and #poetry tags…
I’m happy to announce the release of my fifth book, a short story collection entitled: LEAVE: And Other Stories Short and Shorter. Within the collection, there are 30 stories new and old. Some are short in length as are traditional short stories, and some are shorter in length, as are the more contemporary flash fiction … Continue reading NEW RELEASE
Within this collection, there are 30 stories new and old. Some are short in length as are traditional short stories, and some are shorter in length, as are the more contemporary flash fiction stories. Some were written as recently as this past winter; others, as long ago as the early ’90s. Many have been published … Continue reading LEAVE: And Other Stories Short and Shorter
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I’m not a philosopher despite the fact that it is my belief that everyone with a thinking brain, and especially those without, is one, whether it be as a witting one or not. No, I’m not a Philosopher, despite my occasional philosophizing about philosophical stuff, in the same regard that I’m not a Poet, … Continue reading The Absurdity That Isn’t
I’m not a very good writer, by which I don’t only mean it in regards to what I’ve written, but also and mostly to how I’ve written. The act of writing pains me and I’ll pretty much do anything mostly legal I can to get myself out of it. I guess the best way to … Continue reading Why Write, Dammit?!
An interesting collection of poetry, ideas and photographs. I thoroughly enjoyed the book and would recommend it for anybody’s coffee table. Thought provoking and meditative, great escapism.
Last year, after struggling unsuccessfully to break through the fast-growing self-publishing market, Retired navy veteran and leukemia survivor Kurt Brindley made a decision on a whim to try his hand at adapting one of his short stories into a screenplay. That whim proved for him to be a most fortunate one.
So, I’m creating a private Facebook group for writers and readers who are interested in the discussion of all things related to the process and business of writing. This will be somewhat an extension of what I do with the Newsletter Love subscribers, but on a much more intimate and informal level. The newsletter … Continue reading Write Edit Write: A Private Facebook Group for Writers and Readers
NOW ON AMAZON FOR KINDLE! Made for Me, a Sci-fi romance novella by Pamela Schloesser Canepa, takes the awkward first date story to the extreme! What happens when an indecisive girl uses a 100% guaranteed website to find the man of her dreams? How can they truly guarantee happiness for Abrielle, who can’t even decide … Continue reading ENTERTAINING THE WHAT-IFS | A Guest Post by Author Pamela Schloesser Canepa
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…and the Sailor ducked. Ba dum bump! #militaryhumor Okay, just a couple of quick announcements while I’ve got your attention. I am overwhelmed with happiness and joy now that it is Spring, and because of all the wonderful submissions we’ve received to the Relating to Humans Women’s Issues feature in celebration of Women’s History Month. … Continue reading Two Marines walked into a bar…