Poem in Visions International

Last March, I took myself on an “Artist Date” to Oakwood Cemetery, where I spent the afternoon writing poetry in the sunshine between tombstones, and I’m proud to announce that one of those poems recently found a home in Visions International, a journal of poetry from around the world. Today, I’d like to share itContinue reading “Poem in Visions International”

Artist Date: An Afternoon at the Cemetery

In Julia Cameron’s book, The Artist’s Way, she recommends that artists—painters, writers, musicians, all types—carve out time each week to take themselves on “artist dates.” She says, “Serious art is born from serious play,” and she encourages people to indulge in selfish endeavors, to spend time in creative pursuits that (on the surface) have nothingContinue reading “Artist Date: An Afternoon at the Cemetery”