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DEATH GIVES ME PAUSE

“…Today I watched my neighbor’s body get taken out of his house…” Continue reading

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GIVING THE DEVIL HIS DUE… AND WHAT’S COMING

“October always fills me with hope and joy. And we’re just getting started. 🎃👻💀🦇🕷️🎃…” Continue reading

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POETRY MAGIC… OR MAGICK?

“… Japanese poetry began as the utterances of a shaman in a trance. Its metre and poetic devices are not the work of man, but revealed from a divine source,” says Carmen Blacker. Continue reading

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HOW I MET MY HUSBAND

Today I celebrate 11 years of marriage to my best friend. We often get asked how we met, which is understandable given that my husband is younger than I am and Australian. I can see why someone would wonder how … Continue reading

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THE HIGH PRICE OF PERFECTION

Did you ever think of what a damaging concept “perfection” is? I wonder how many masterpieces don’t get created because the canvas/paper/melody doesn’t quite measure up to our artistic expectations? Probably, a lot. Continue reading

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YOUR BEST MOMENT IS HAPPENING…

It’s been a busy day with an unexpected editing project that lasted all day but it was awesome. I wish I could say what I was doing, but I signed a non-disclosure. Instead, I’ll share the experiment I’ve been doing … Continue reading

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I WROTE MY FIRST FLARF

Things I never thought I’d say: I wrote my first Flarf for this weekend’s Cake & Hyperbull! Let me translate. This weekend will be another Cake & Hyperbull poetry show with Amy Zoellers and I. We have set ourselves a … Continue reading

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MAKE SOMETHING HAPPY

I know I’m not alone when I say it’s been hard to stay happy. With the pandemic, rising inflation, political tension, global warming, the crises in Afghanistan, hurricanes and more, I’m bummed. Add to that just regular burn out from … Continue reading

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TAPPING THE POWER OF FEAR FOR FUN AND PROFIT

Earlier today someone sent me a sweet message with a compliment for being fearless. All I said was thank you, but it’s bothered me ever since. The truth is, I feel fear all the time. I used to be paralyzed … Continue reading

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FIGHTING VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN PIXEL BY PIXEL

A message from Regina Yau on behalf of The Pixel Project team… Hello, my friends and fellow geeks and book lovers: We at The Pixel Project, an anti-Violence Against Women 501(c)3 non-profit, are now counting down to the September 1st … Continue reading

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