Giving Up

I’ve been thinking about it for a long time. Day after day, week after week has passed by and besides a poem and an occasional short story, my blog has gone on empty. But yet, I am not sure that I am at all upset about this. It’s been slowly dying for a few months. … Continue reading Giving Up

Trimming

The other day I was looking at a pile of work. It was stacked high in front of me, almost to a level that I was unable to see beyond it. And with each piece I removed, another two were being added. Sometimes I was able to peel off far more of the pile than … Continue reading Trimming

Grabbing the Rung

One week turned into two; two weeks turned into three. Time continued to march on as I sat in front of computer screens, tablets, or with pen and paper in hand, trying to will myself to write. Brief spurts of encouragement came as I would occasionally spill out a few words, a few dozen words, … Continue reading Grabbing the Rung