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A Writer

A Writer is simply a Photographer of Thoughts. Brandon A. Trean

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Our Eyes

Our eyes are the mirrors of our minds, the reflectors of our personality and our character. We have but one pair and they must last a lifetime. ~Sharron R. McMillan (I wrote this when I was 14 years old.)

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Just A Poet

I am just a poet not a spinner of yarns, my characters hold love and hope in their arms. Concise and spartan my words on the page, not padded with phrases that try to sound sage. Between words and pictures … Continue reading

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Dancing With Memories

“Here, in this house, her recollections glowed like embers on the hearth, and each night, in their warmth, she’d take a memory or two down from the shelf and dance with them for a while.” ~Ari Berk

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Just When

Just when I think I have figured it out and my muse shows up with creative shout, just when my day dreams slide off of the fence and my theorizing finally makes sense, just when my memories float up from … Continue reading

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Dear Words

And as I wander on the roads I shall be helped and healed and blessed; Dear words shall cheer and be as goads To urge to heights before unguessed. My road shall be the road I made; All that I … Continue reading

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I Need An Enema For My Mind

I need to purge all the words that constipate my brain, get all backed-up thoughts loose and flowing again, mental fibre to move the great thought that somehow I just forgot, a pill that will raise instead of lower the … Continue reading

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No High Tech For Me

Nope, not going there. I like paper and pens and ink. I like holding real books and using all my fingers to hold and move real things. I’m happy with my laptop, old LG flip phone and a land line. … Continue reading

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Writing My Own Sermon In My Head

As the minister announced his topic, I charac¬≠teristically switched my ears to interior mode. The story of Joseph and his coat of many colours was one I had heard since I was two years old. Joseph the perfect example of … Continue reading

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Live Intensely

To live intensely is to live as if at a play, quick to catch the beauty of the setting, the meaning of the dialog, the nuances of character, the strange mingling of humour and tragedy that makes up life. ~ … Continue reading

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Slow Writing

I’m starting a new movement – Slow Writing, where people use paper, a good pen, sit at a desk or table writing whole sentences, full words, complete thoughts, preferably in neat, well-formed script on lined paper, signed with their whole … Continue reading

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Integrity

Integrity: An old-fashioned word and quality, it seems. Definition: ‘1. the quality of being honest and having strong moral principles, moral uprightness. 2. the state of being whole and undivided, unified, unimpaired, internal consistency or lack of corruption.’ Integrity used … Continue reading

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Writing In The Tub

I’ve never done this before. I’ve read in the tub, sang in the tub, eaten in the tub, slept in the tub but never written in the tub. I see why, it is a little tricky, especially if your hands … Continue reading

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Literary Or Literal

Literary writers write other people’s words, use successful people’s names, recall famous people’s opinions. In other words, to be considered a writer one must parrot well what has already been written to somehow prove one is well read, clever and … Continue reading

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Inspiration

Being inspired by someone’s words lights up the part of the brain that can change what you think or feel. Sharing the same thoughts, having come to the same conclusion is an enlightening experience. ¬©2015 Sharron R. McMillan

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