Monday, November 27, 2017

Rebirth

It's time to get back to my stream of consciousness blogging.
Quite a while ago I was in the midst of telling a Hero's journey.
That thread is long buried, but I want to get back to telling that story.
Over the next few posts I will reblog the past writing.
Once I have done that I will continue with telling the story.
I hope you enjoy my musings.

Thursday, November 2, 2017

Why I Write


I am a writer
I add black words to white pages
I form them into lines
Sometimes they make sense
Sometimes they make sense only to me
I am a writer
I have to write
I have to wrestle the demons out of my head and onto the paper
If I don't they will pound on the walls of my skull
Tearing and clawing 
until my head is cleaved open
And they spring forth fully formed
in gleaming gold armor
I am a writer
I write so the voices in my head
will stop buzzing in my ears 
and stay on the page where they belong
If they really belong there
Sometimes I don't know where they belong
But they don't belong in my head
I know
Because I am a writer
Are you a writer?

Great Lines Think Alike

Every once in a while a line will pop into my head and I find myself needing to write it into a story. My most recent line: I will die a ...