Tag Archives: Writing

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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Theory Or Science

A theory is still only a theory no matter how many years it has been taught, quoted, explained or expounded upon. Until proved or disproved a theory remains a theory. So science seems to be spending its time trying to … Continue reading

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Tongue In Cheek

Tough order for a poet to bear, pull one short poem from thin air. ©1992 Sharron R. McMillan

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Evolution of a Poet

Red five-year diary then small blue drawer, one tidy album now many more, shelves in the attic, words out pour, file cabinet, one, then two, four drawer. Now I find I’ve filled a room whole studio, from roof to door … Continue reading

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A New Day Waits

A new day waits to be written write it with your best pen listen, listen to this new day it will not come again. Days are short one page will do. write from your heart write what is you. Maple … Continue reading

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