Rejection

Rejection comes in many forms…love, friendship, prosperity, creativity. Sometimes you even reject your own damn self with a heavy dose of self-inflicted misguided reasoning. I was recently told that the writing, creating, thinking, designing, innovating I do in The Studio That Never Sleeps is more of a hobby than a means of income. The basicContinue reading “Rejection”

Eighties Writer: Part Two

In the Fall of ’83 the following poem was published in the college campus literary magazine. It features a slice of time and my beloved 1979 Special Edition Trans Am that was left to me when my father died. The selection is appropriately titled: Trans Am. Reaching for the stars In ecstasy,Fits of passion comeContinue reading “Eighties Writer: Part Two”

Eighties Writer: Part One

Southeast Missouri State University, College years August 1980 – May 1984… Majoring in English… believing I could write. Here is the first poem published in our campus literary magazine – Fall 1981 – Title: My Feelings Feeling second hand Pumping words to this paperI find myself lost, not finding myself at all.Tired of searching, IContinue reading “Eighties Writer: Part One”

Let’s Get This Party Started

So many possibilities to shake it up and make it big as we enter the first month of this new year. Self-improvement, health, kindness, positive outcomes. Just a few things to stuff into our carry and conceal weapon. Aching for the positive and longing for change. The only way it can happen is through mindContinue reading “Let’s Get This Party Started”