You Are Beautiful In Every Single Way

Beautiful Child. There’s something surprising and cathartic about sifting through all my old papers, photos, diaries, and books. At this point, I have much less attachment to them, so I view them through a lens of ‘do I need this?’ or ‘do I love this?’ As I’ve started a big cull, anticipating a move to … More You Are Beautiful In Every Single Way

Dazed and Confused

For Amira de la Garza “You can’t expect insights, even the big ones, to make you suddenly understand everything, but I figure, hey, it’s a step in the right direction if they leave you confused in a deeper way.” — Lily Tomlin Lately my dreams leave me rattled. In them, I unpack a very large cooler … More Dazed and Confused

Word by Word, Ignite Your Life

To connect and hear more about Wonderland, click here. “A word after a word after a word is power.” — Margaret Atwood Why write? To a writer that question is equivalent to saying, “Why breathe?” We write to unravel our restless hearts. We write because we’re curious. We write because we can’t stop. We read … More Word by Word, Ignite Your Life

Question; Question Everything

Day 17: A – Z Challenge: “I define poetry as celebration and confrontation. When we witness something, are we responsible for what we witness? That’s an on-going existential question. Perhaps we are and perhaps there’s a kind of daring, a kind of necessary energetic questioning. Because often I say it’s not what we know, it’s … More Question; Question Everything

Wonderland News: 50,000 Reasons to Celebrate

Thank you. Thank you. Thank you.  About two weeks ago, this blog quietly crossed the 50,000 page view mark. I noted it on my Facebook page with much shouting and glee, but I realize I forgot to mention it here. I want to offer a profound and heartfelt thank you to each person who visits Wonderland … More Wonderland News: 50,000 Reasons to Celebrate