What Is Written Beneath the Skin

What Is Written Beneath the Skin

The Bone Writers By Jesi Scott   All you see is what you think I am, No more than that. And you think I don’t understand So you talk of things in front of me   Never knowing I hear what you say And understand what you don’t, The invisible mask you think you wear …

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One Impossible Thing Is Coming True-Five More To Go

One Impossible Thing Is Coming True-Five More To Go

So, I did a something about a month ago. I entered a poem into a big contest. Not one of those for-kicks-and-grins kind of contests, this one has a $2000 grand prize. I didn’t tell anyone about it. Honestly, I didn’t think it was that big of a deal and there was a wait period …

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A Few Thoughts About Scheduling Your Creativity

A Few Thoughts About Scheduling Your Creativity

I have a question for you: Does having a routine kill your creativity? Bristish novelist Scarlett Thomas thinks it does, or at least she says so in one of her books, Popco. I saw the quote while looking up creativity quotes and it made me stop and think. Three posts ago, I wrote a poem …

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When Celtic Inspiration Strikes

When Celtic Inspiration Strikes

This is what happens when I listen to Celtic music. xo Jesi *Also posted at The Well Tempered Bards Beyond the Fog By Jesi Scott   Find your way o’er enchanted seas Loose the sail and catch the breeze Bring your heart and bend the knee Come and stay with me   Seize the day …

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Waking Up Is Hard To Do

Waking Up Is Hard To Do

I am not a coffee drinker. My go-to hot drink is tea-Earl Grey or a Breakfast Blend- with milk and a small spoonful of sugar. Every day I look forward to sitting down with my cup and the scent of morning rising from the steaming surface. There’s nothing like that first sip swimming over your …

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Writing Poetry From Random Words

Writing Poetry From Random Words

Today’s prompt from Poets On The Page was to create a poem using random words found any way you wanted to do it. I took to Facebook and put up a post requesting words. Within minutes I had more than enough words. Here’s the list they gave me: hopscotch   purple   Indiana   car   …

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Even If My Hands Shake-A #1000Speak Post

Even If My Hands Shake-A #1000Speak Post

I am normally not the type of person to make others uncomfortable. It feels wrong to me to make others feel bad about themselves. So, I try to make small changes in my own quiet ways. Usually by writing, and yes, I totally realize the irony in that statement. But for me, writing is a …

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Poets For Peace

Poets For Peace

Earlier today I was tagged in a group posting asking for poets to join a “crusade” of sorts called Poets For Peace. The world has become a scary place recently. These days feel as if we’ve somehow slipped through time back to the Civil War, and that certainly took a toll on America then, and …

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Goings-On and Happenings

Goings-On and Happenings

This last week has seen quite a lot going on around Chez Lunatic…well, maybe not a lot, but there have definitely been goings-on and stuff. So, some newsy updates and stuff. Thanks to Lizzie, I entered into a poetry contest. A few weeks ago she sent me a link to The Poetry Nook. They offer …

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Uh-oh…OOPS! I Did It Again

Uh-oh…OOPS! I Did It Again

Dear Lunatics, You may be saying to yourselves “I can’t quite put my finger on it but there’s something different about Chez Lunatic today.” Well, you’d be correct. There is something different. I got a new haircut. No, I didn’t. Really. But I did change the theme because I accidentally somehow deleted my old theme …

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