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”

Mirabel Alisa Dawn

Though born with just one, I’ve had many names throughout my life. Some nicknames include: Cotton Top, Motorhead, Bookworm, Momma Noos, Debbie Do and Dearest One. Believing in magic and much of what it encompasses, I recently decided to do a self-exploration to find my Fairy Name. There are several ways to go about it.Continue reading “Mirabel Alisa Dawn”

Fairy Fancy

Imagine the mystery of a Fairy. Imagine the hearts of those that believe in them. Imagine… Other than nursery rhymes, a more relevant exposure to Fairies came from my sister-in-law Kristi. She spoke of them as real creatures living in the ivy that surrounds a beautifully aged oak tree in her back yard. From timeContinue reading “Fairy Fancy”