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An Offering to the Wind – A Poem

An Offering to the Wind - A Poem by Ama Danesi. Girl in boots - alone, unafraid. Awaiting the chariot sure, delicate neck arched, an offering to the wind.

Shorts · Writing

The Art of Solitude – Finding Your Creative Space

  Can we create something meaningful and enduring from chaos?  In today's social media hyped world - viral yes, enduring no. I find it easier to start outside then dive into the center and create from that space. That means finding the environment, the space, a ritual, an object that inspires, a scent, music that… Continue reading The Art of Solitude – Finding Your Creative Space

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Unsightly Edges – A Poem

Unsightly Edges - A Poem By Ama Danesi There's a knock, a hesitant rap on my nape from pain that's testing, peering over my delicate collar-bone for a crack in my steely resolve. My need for more is a palmed heat. I'm done with squatters. He can still smell me in his nostrils. He lingers, a familiar high… Continue reading Unsightly Edges – A Poem

Genesis · Real Life · Writing

God’s Not Dead – This Should NOT be Headline news!

The movie, GOD'S NOT DEAD by Pure Flix Entertainment featuring  Kevin Sorbo (Hercules) and Shane Harper (Spencer in Disney's Good Luck Charlie), Dean Cain (Superman) and David A.R. White (Jerusalem Countdown) with special appearances by Christian super-band, Newsboys who perform -- God's Not Dead , Willie and Korie of the Duck Dynasty (which I do not watch)  opened… Continue reading God’s Not Dead – This Should NOT be Headline news!

Real Life · Writing

A Rude Awakening to Gratitude.

At 6.25 am today, between trying to hitch a ride to the library from an old friend who turned out to be a snitch and trying to catch the giant baby, Beyoncé dropped on its head, I was rudely awakened by the after-shock of the 4.4 magnitude earthquake that hit Westwood CA  and  sent shock… Continue reading A Rude Awakening to Gratitude.