Category Archives: Creative Fire

Dance Like Nobody’s Watching

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My Own Private Chernobyl

25 years ago on April 26, 1986, the world as we knew it changed forever with the explosion of the nuclear plant at Chernobyl. As the news of the catastrophe spread and the whole world held its breath in fear, … Continue reading

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The Girl Who Was Turned into a Rock, Wrote a Play about a Rock Who Played Saxaphone, and Became a Rock n Roll Singer

This is a story about rocks, rocking, and rock’n’roll. It’s a story about a little girl and a bad teacher. Yes, there are bad teachers, but that doesn’t mean that I don’t support the teachers in Wisconsin, and Austin, and … Continue reading

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We Write Like Fire Dancing

We write like fire dancing. Muscling massive torch thoughts. Flinging spark messages, brief tattoos on the darkness. We write like toddlers slurping popsicles. Dripping. Sticky. No napkins. No manners. No choice! Sometimes we write struggling like the salmon forcing her … Continue reading

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The Boogie Man Who Ate My Creativity

I was having lunch with my friend Camille today. Camille is a wonderful artist and we were discussing creative blocks, those invisible boogie men that jump out of the closet like nightmare gremlins whenever we are contemplating a white canvas, … Continue reading

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