Tag Archives: Creativity

Yes! We ARE Artists

“There is a vitality, a life force, an energy, a quickening that is translated through you into action, and because there is only one of you in all of time, this expression is unique. And if you block it, it … Continue reading

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Musings from the Marshlands: When One Way Doesn’t Work….

…another will. The enormous great blue heron feeding close by on the marsh has been reminding me of that important heron wisdom.  One of the things heron teaches is that when one way doesn’t work, another will. The heron draws … Continue reading

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Making Art Is A Political Act–Reprise

Choreographer and master dance teacher, Dan Wagoner, used to us to remind us often of this truth, which I wrote about here.  His wise words have echoed endlessly for me… perhaps no more so than these days. So, I was … Continue reading

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Finding Your Voice

“For last year’s words belong to last year’s language And next year’s words await another voice.”~T.S. Eliot I have been kicking around this idea for awhile.  Of losing and finding our voices. Especially about having lost my writing voice, my … Continue reading

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Thinking In Magic

On a whim, I stopped in briefly at a favorite shop while we were on vacation. This change purse* immediately caught my eye.  And stopped me in my tracks. What would that mean?  To think more often, even regularly, in … Continue reading

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dream dancing on the marsh

  venturing forth a duet of movement and imagery welcoming the marsh’s artistry staggered both by sorcery and mystery now a merry band of three the musk and we once twilit scatter into dusk woven into sunset: a dream This piece was … Continue reading

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What Nurtures and Nourishes You?

“We must never stop dreaming. Dreams provide nourishment for the soul, just as a meal does for the body.”~Paulo Coelho For the past several days, an enormous, alabaster egret has flown nonstop across the marsh and swooped down twenty feet … Continue reading

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