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Creative Writing: My Other Poetry

Join Me In Bringing Haiku To Instagram?

It’s my daily hobby to play with a form of poetry called haiku, as a way of fostering creative presence in the moment. And lately I’ve started posting them on Instagram with a photograph of that moment. A haiku is an act of transcription, a verbal and sensual photograph.
 The moment gives us the poetry, as it is created through us. Through our eyes, ears, nose, mouth, skin (the outer senses); through our feelings, memory, intuition, imagination, and overall sense of perception (the inner senses). We just transcribe it. And then the haiku is created, a witnessing of what we…

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Go Creative With… PL Travers

Last Week: Go Creative With… Patti Smith Ten Thoughts on creating from Pamela Travers, author of Mary Poppins. The Unknown — our beautiful Anglo-Saxon word, intimate, reverberant, profound, not so much to be understood as stood under while it rains upon us — that is something I could live with and, indeed, have revered, cherished, and tried to serve for many a year and day. Call it the Unknown and one can conceive of the creative process as being a next door neighbor to it. C.S Lewis, in a letter to a friend, says, “There is only one Creator and we…

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Ten Thoughts on creating from Pamela Travers, author of Mary Poppins. Julie Andrews as Mary Poppins The Unknown — our beautiful Anglo-Saxon word, intimate, reverberant, profound, not so much to be understood as stood under while it rains upon us — that is something I could live with and, indeed, have revered, cherished, and tried to serve for many a year and day. Call it the Unknown and one can conceive of the creative process as being a next door neighbor to it. C.S Lewis, in a letter to a friend, says, “There is only one Creator and we merely mix…

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