Y – Yellow Paradox

    Color adds so much more to our world than mere beauty… it enhances the meaning and truth within everything it touches.  Have you ever thought of the rich, eternal conflict which lies within each color?  In order to capture the conflict and tension buried deep within the color yellow, I used a diamante […]

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W – Warrior Poets

    “In the year of our Lord 1314, patriots of Scotland, starving and outnumbered, charged the fields of Bannockburn. They fought like warrior poets. They fought like Scotsmen. And won their freedom.” – “Braveheart” “Every man dies.  Not every man really lives.” – “Braveheart” While visiting the William Wallace Memorial in Stirling, Scotland, I […]

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U – Untold Stories

    “Everyone has a story that will stop your heart.” – Claudia Shear “Everyone has a story.  I don’t believe anyone can go through life without encountering at least one amazing thing.” – Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni Is writer’s block causing you to lose sleep at night?  Does your writing feel forced or stale, despite […]

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T – Trains: A Haiku

    Trains have always symbolized our life’s journey in my mind – our pursuit of new destinations, powered by our dreams and hard work.  In honor of National Poetry Month, I’ve packaged this sentiment into an original Haiku poem… Trains   Racing toward its goals, Arrive – a glimpse of glory – Rushing, breathless…………………gone. […]

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P – The Philosophical Perspective on Love & Death in “Collateral Beauty”

  “You’ve been given a gift, this profound connection to everything. Just look for it, and I promise you it’s there, the collateral beauty.” – Madeleine, “Collateral Beauty” Movies often entertain, but every so often you will come across a film which really makes you think.  If you’re a poetic soul who loves to ponder […]

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