I was reading a story from Rolling Stone about an old favorite of mine, Kris Kristofferson. While I don’t listen to him often, I’m drawn by his lyrics like a bee to honey. I sat at my computer and let his music help me write my imaginary song. I ain’t no better than a dirtyContinue reading “I ain’t no better than a dirty dime.”
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Bleeders make the best writers.
I had to post a quotation that was shared by Teretha G. Houston on her twitter account. “There is nothing to writing. All you have to do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.” — Ernest Hemingway. Wow, is what I thought when I first read Hemingway’s quote. I certainly feel that way whenContinue reading “Bleeders make the best writers.”
When I first heard the words in the dark black night.
I was three, maybe fourth months into therapy. Horrific memories of childhood sexual abuse came in different ways — sometimes a complete memory, other times in bits and pieces while meditating. I was very proficient in meditation, and would sit for thirty to forty-five minutes, and even an hour. The really bad memories erupted duringContinue reading “When I first heard the words in the dark black night.”