From a writing prompt by Poet Jen Harris, from her writing workshop.Her workshops include writing from 3 prompts, for 10 minutes each.October 27, 2020PROMPT: What does the break you need, look like? I’m partaking in this beautiful illusion that gravity is lessened by the tiny swinging motion of this hammock that imitates the wild and free… Continue reading Break
From a writing prompt by Poet Jen Harris, from her writing workshop. Her workshops include writing from 3 prompts, for 10 minutes each. The prompt was this: A word search was shown and you were to write an affirmation for yourself using the first 3 words you saw. My three words: Ocean. Freedom. Love. You… Continue reading Ocean. Freedom. Love.
Revolutionary Love by Lee Anne Roquemore Her felt board stories taught this tiny little girl about a half-God-man who lovedillogicallywrecklessly She told me stories of love so big it set the world free Then she raged at me when I grew up to try to love just the same way she'd taught me. It turns… Continue reading Revolutionary Love
February 18, 2020 If the world is built upon a foundation of cagesmany an empire rages when people are set free can one with a heart even imagineprotestingliberty? one bit of wire at a time,prisons dismantleand wings form(unexpected from one thought a worm)beauty emergesfreedom is coming:one cut wire, one worn threadof hopeat a time.
My kids can be A LOT. I’ve actually been asking other parents recently about strong willed children, because if that’s a real thing, I’ve definitely got some. I have really, deeply struggled in my identity as a mom. And in countless moments, I have really struggled in my ability to connect and be present in… Continue reading Almost Missed