• OctPoWriMo,  OctPoWriMo 2015,  Poetry

    OctPoWriMo Day 6-Freedom

    I hope my offering for today’s OctPoWriMo prompt more than makes up for my lack of a creative title for this post. I’m afraid my energy is a bit low today so the brain-box isn’t firing on all cylinders. I hope to get a good night’s rest and come back roaring tomorrow. Prompt: counting syllables write about what freedom looks like for you. I’m afraid I didn’t really write about what freedom looks like to me, but I did seriously consider different aspects of freedom. Are we really free? How do you know? Aren’t we all tied to something in some way? And those who consider themselves free spirits, are…

  • Poetry,  Twisted Writers

    It’s All In How You See It

    A Think for you to think about. xo Jesi P.S. Catch my post on Monday over at Twisted Writers where I discuss story arc and “hooking” your audience. And I might “pimp” a book or two. Perception By Jesi Scott   And this is how it is: the picture holds a thousand words but silence fills the void, body language speaks volumes, and a slip of the tongue can undo a moment.   A word can build and a word can destroy; It’s all in the context Which can be misconstrued and taken as Truth… Or taken literally with a failure to see the Lie Hidden between the lines.  …

  • Encouragement,  Journal,  Life,  Motivation,  Random,  Thoughts,  Uncategorized

    Projection Makes Perception

    “Your perception of me is a reflection of you; my reaction to you is an awareness of me.” Anon. I’ve been enjoying my visit with my niece and her best friend. We’ve talked, I’ve listened, we’ve laughed, and they’ve played with (i.e. tormented) my kids. Right now they are “watching” Pete’s Dragon while on their phones. They are keeping me wholly entertained. One of the things that we’ve talked about concerns something that’s been going on with someone they know. It’s not my story to tell but it did give me a subject that I thought I’d post about. It’s something that I’ve dealt with all of my life as…