Quote for the Day:

>> 10.27.2010

“A dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight, and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world.” ~ Oscar Wilde


“Dreams are like stars...you may never touch them, but if you follow them they will lead you to your destiny.” ~ unknown


“Dreams are illustrations... from the book your soul is writing about you.” ~ Marsha Norman

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Little Red Shoes

>> 10.25.2010



Perched upon the yard
like a rusty skeleton,
a swing-set with empty seats
swaying

Fallen near the walk
once-proud possession
a bike with both tires
deflated

Abandoned in the silent room
a one-eyed owl
with love-tattered wings
deserted

Clothing the narrow bed
a pretty pink comforter
with party-dress frills
smoothed

and these little red shoes
with no one left
to greet


(Photo courtesy of nonsense_dreamer (Amelie) at DeviantArt; http://nonsense-dreamer.deviantart.com/gallery/?1441026#/dzdfn2)

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An Unfinished Life

>> 10.14.2010

Should life cease, will I be ready to pass
into that other place, through dark doors
landing in glorious light? Or, shall I ponder
on an unfinished life?

Comprised of words unspoken
silenced by correctness,
of dreams unimagined, nebulous, amorphous,
seeds yet unbirthed,
of love horded miserly, never expressed,
retained until there’s no one left,

still gazing across one-day vistas waiting
for a time that never occurs,
will echoes of unheard, undiscovered family
haunt me always?
No, I think I shall be contrary and decline
the passage into unknown horizons;

after all, I’m still a work under construction
struggling to release self-imposed exiles, create
a new world within the boundaries,
the confines, of my incomplete soul.

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About This Blog

The name for this blog was inspired by a quote by Nietzsche, below.

"Dancing in all its forms cannot be excluded from the curriculum of all noble education; dancing with the feet, with ideas, with words, and, need I add that one must also be able to dance with the pen?" ~ Friedrich Nietzsche

I plan on this being the start of an incredible journey of discovery and creativity. I invite you to bring your pen, and come dance with me!

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