Singing has always been a part of my life. However, most people I know might not realize I trained as a vocalist in a performing arts school.
I object, to the infringement made upon the civil rights of BLACK LIVES that MATTER as much as my own. “We the People of the United States of America” … establish Justice … Oh, really? Justice for who? Oh, you mean those Americans whose skin tone matches the parchment paper those words were written … Continue reading “UnSEE”
This situation has provided me with a bit of hindsight that maybe it was the exhaustion of the life we were living that played with our perception of time. I
I tried my hand at samurai sword fighting, learned how to surf on water and volcanic ash. Well, actually I chickened out on the volcano surfing.
This weekend came with an awakening, an awakening of spirit but also of sacrifice. The gods have offered a semblance of spring for the Northeast, which feels incredible. It should anyway, but instead, it is a carrot that I can’t quite reach. So, I’m sitting at my desk with the windows wide open. I amContinue reading “the sacrificial carrot”
I honestly cannot remember the last time I woke up this early to do anything except feed the cat.
Brittany’s achievement and reconciliation of self turned out to be a reminder of sorts.
A work-in-progress, the following piece is a writing assignment produced for The Center of Fiction’s Active Storytelling course taught by Judy Sternlight. An Innocent Banter “I forgot.”Silence. “It’s not that big of a deal, really …”“Yeah, right.”“So, what now?”“Uhm, I’m not sure.” Subtext Version 1 Clutching the calendar with today’s date circled in bright blue and highlighted inContinue reading “Subtext & Dialogue: Hidden Emotion”
A work-in-progress, the following piece is a writing assignment produced for The Center of Fiction’s Active Storytelling course taught by Judy Sternlight. Summary Character Development Eloise Frump, a 27-year-old socialite from Water Mill, NY. She lives with her fraternal twin, Marcus at a condo development in Bushwick, one of her father’s pet projects. Marcus manages the sales officeContinue reading “The Backstory on Eloise Frump”
A work-in-progress, the following piece is a writing assignment produced for The Center of Fiction’s Active Storytelling course taught by Judy Sternlight. A Sense of Place: Plover of the Godsprepared by Andrea Preziotti Note I’ve purposely used Roman and Greek names for each god, interchangeably. (Triton, Ceres/Demeter, Neptune/Poseidon, etc.) “Triton, come sit by me,” CeresContinue reading “Plover of the Gods, A Sense of Place”