Writing in the Now

As I struggle to both reveal my voice and discover my discipline as a writer, I have turned my focus toward longer term projects. So I thought I would share evidence of my earlier skirmishes in this realm.

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Book and Pencil Pic
Failing to write my thoughts,
falling back on enumerations
of things seen
but not experienced

Critical consciousness
not put to paper is lost
in the currency of the now –
remembered vaguely
in the here after

To respect one's craft
is to give it focus,
and time