word crush monday: chanel

today i spent some time training my brain to improve memory. i've also had a very itchy eye, which is grating on me. i just spent ages wondering why my music wasn't playing and found iTunes being stubborn. no matter - there's good noise again. i've been conjuring up poems, and semi-writing them in my… Continue reading word crush monday: chanel

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Time Machine is Broken

Worn out from months of use, I imagine. The warranty on that thing must be very limited. I've run out of time to speed-read a book and review it tonight: the goal is an early night and I've just spent thirteen minutes capturing stray dinner-thoughts that will soon grow up to become poems. I also… Continue reading Time Machine is Broken

Not a Book Review

So you guys probably know that I've begun reviewing books... Turns out that it's a good idea to read one before you intend to post. The other night I had some clever plot in my mind about reading one over the weekend, printing out a template and then using it to write in notes. That… Continue reading Not a Book Review

Okay, so I'm not responding to a challenge tonight, nor am I doing a Writing 101. I fully meant to but then I got distracted with NaNoWriMo. So, up the top you can pretend I've put in a clever title, if you wish. I thought I'd just give you a pre-mid November update, so here goes:… Continue reading

Monday, Disguised

Today is Monday. But! I tell a lie. It is not Monday, but Sunday. You see, I worked my first Sunday-shift, and the mind-tricks have begun. I am deeply used to working Monday-Friday. When I arose today, having first woken at 5:03am, I thought "It's Monday." Logically, I knew it was not. Less logically, I… Continue reading Monday, Disguised

Poetry 101 Rehab: Smoke

now you see me now you don't. i am here, everywhere, getting in your eyes. inhale, breathe me in. i'm in your lungs now - takes a while to cleanse. (i am clinging, sneaking away when you least expect it) try to catch me, pin me under a microscope. examine me and make the changes… Continue reading Poetry 101 Rehab: Smoke

Monday’s Missions

Firstly, I am going to create new categories. I'm sitting here writing and relishing in the sheer quiet that comes after a long day of work. I like to be organized, so I figured I might as well step it up - I feel like I've been slacking off in the Super-Organized section. So, categories:… Continue reading Monday’s Missions