Archive for September, 2003

Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow

Saturday, September 27th, 2003

I’ve been trying to keep weekends free of writing in this blog, as an attempt to shape my time and create boundaries around my work life. However, since it’s my blog, I get to break my own rules. There is a blog I read called What’s Brewing, written by a very intelligent and creative woman […]

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Words to Ponder #18

Friday, September 26th, 2003

I resent people who say writers write from experience. Writers don’t write from experience, though many are hesitant to admit that they don’t. I want to be clear about this. If you wrote from experience, you’d get maybe one book, maybe three poems. Writers write from empathy. –Nikki Giovanni

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What Winter Means

Friday, September 26th, 2003

In one month, on October 26, daylight savings time ends. Yet here it is, shortly after 8 p.m. in September, and my woozy, sleepy brain struggles to summon an interesting thought. My eyes are tired and don’t want to stay open. I’ve always been mystified by this. Every year, as the days shorten, I feel […]

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