Lately, all I wish for is peace and quiet. I have been watching too many shows that focus on politics and the state of the union if you will. I am just exhausted. I needed to get back into a zen place and focus on writing again and painting. The painting above is imagined but suits me fine for the time being. I also started … Continue reading My Painting and a Quote by Shakespeare
Happy Birthday William! by Melba Christie (c) 2014 Pardon me if I sound presumptuous As I do not mean to be bold Perhaps it is not proper of me that I address you by your given name. But I am honored if you allow me to do the same. You see my seventh grade teacher is to blame as she made it very … Continue reading Happy Birthday William!
I have continued to ponder about what inspires me and what inspires my writing. Sometimes what inspires me is a simple line in a poem or narrative. Sometimes it’s the title of a poem. Some poems stay with us forever. You may have read them just at the most proper moment in your life. Maybe a teacher read it in a way you would never … Continue reading A poem inspired by inspirational titles of poems that inspired my life
Take the new Poemattic challenge! This can be a neurobic exercise as described in Keep Your Brain Alive by Lawrence C. Katz. I know what you are going to say. Are you kidding; I do not have time to memorize and recite a sonnet by Shakespeare. Take it from me I have been practicing neurobics and it really makes a difference. So consider this challenge … Continue reading Check out my new page Shakespeare in the Attic