The Many Magical Window Displays At Harry Potter World

At Harry Potter World in Orlando, Florida, there are many hidden gems and photo-worthy scenes that are too good to pass up. From this silly sculpture outside the pet store (above) to all of the store fronts. The scenes and imagery inside the store fronts at Harry Potter World are artful and full of magical things. I made it a goal to snap a photo … Continue reading The Many Magical Window Displays At Harry Potter World

Summer Inspired Poetry Prompts

Summer is like a packaged deal for writers. We earn warm weather and heaps of inspiration as we grab notebooks and pencils to return outside. We are finally able to write beneath sunshine skies, using the words that have been tucked inside our minds since winter. For me, I write some of my best material during the summer months. And the more I write, the … Continue reading Summer Inspired Poetry Prompts

What It Is Like To Live With Synesthesia

I have synesthesia. This condition is not a disease, but rather a phenomenon in which gives me another sense to interact with the world around me. I have always been in tune with my surroundings, feelings, and emotions. With synesthesia, this stimulation causes my relationship with colors, words, numbers, and more to strengthen. There are numerous versions of synesthesia. One of the most common, grapheme-color … Continue reading What It Is Like To Live With Synesthesia

The 8 Biggest Misconceptions About Art

When moseying through an art museum, strutting past architectural walls, across marble floors, and through carefully lit rooms and halls, which art style do you find yourself engaged with most? Which artist tends to intrigue you easily? The type of art you admire and the artists you are most knowledgable about, can relate to the styles you like to create. Whether realism or surrealism, a … Continue reading The 8 Biggest Misconceptions About Art

A List Of Things To Embroider

A couple Decembers ago, I received my first embroidery kit. I stitched for many hours on end until the piece finally became finished. I framed it and placed it in my bedroom. Then, I was excited to venture off in another embroidery direction by completing a free hand piece. This one also took a while to complete and I was happy to see the piece … Continue reading A List Of Things To Embroider

The Best TedTalks All Writers Must Watch

I first started watching TedTalks when my high school teachers began introducing them as classroom material. They accompanied lessons that took place inside my English classes and psychology courses. Each TedTalk speech added a fascinating perspective to that day’s classroom lesson. TedTalk tosses boring videos and discussion topics out the window. TedTalk presents conversations worth engaging in and offers each audience member with an opportunity … Continue reading The Best TedTalks All Writers Must Watch

The Best Fortune Cookies I Have Received

The words that rest inside fortune cookies, many believe, are truthful and help us to recognize something new. A prediction, a realization to leading a better life and possibly following a particular truth or calling. I do believe the power of a fortune cookie and believe that with each one that comes into my life, it represents something important. I also like to keep each … Continue reading The Best Fortune Cookies I Have Received

An Appreciation Of Sunsets

Sunsets smear across the sky. These melted crayon boxes ripple and shatter through the only true blue. She will always return by next morning. Eyes have marveled at the vivid horizons and cameras by the millions have flashed across the sight, as famous as a landmark. Sunsets conclude the day, a flashy hello and a shimmering goodbye enfolded all in one. These twinkling twilights maintain … Continue reading An Appreciation Of Sunsets

A June Poem: Beneath The Pier

We huddledBeneath the pierLike pretzels.Washed denim speckled with sandLike salted dough. We huddledBeneath the pierHis hair orangeMy heart red.Like the tangerine and cherrySherbet sky. We huddledBeneath the pierWhite pearl seashells,Small like nailsKissed and nippedOur toes. We huddledBeneath the pierBright umbrella topsPlastic pails and shovels andTowels sprawled.Chairs uprightJust like the two of us. We huddledBeneath the […]

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