I love reading, writing and storytelling, and using stories to convey truths. I feel this is a platform that will encourage me to write my stories, I also have an interest in connecting written work to art.
Jim opened up The Newfoundland Herald like he did every Saturday morning with a coffee, black with one artificial sweetener. He usually checked what hockey games would be on TV for the weekend, and then skipped to the back to do some puzzles. But as he flipped through on this particular day, the headline of an article caught his eye: ‘Wanted: David and Anna from Bonavista Bay.’
The Love Letter
(I just had this published on Vocal Media yesterday, which is fate, maybe? I have read about and explored the artwork - only online and in books - of Artemisia Gentileschi for years. Her fortitude, bravery and ability to use art for personal expression and healing has been a huge inspiration to me in regards to my own writing, and how I live life the best way I can despite challenges. As a result, I have no choice but to make this edit and enter it in this very timely International/Inspirational Women's challenge.)
Breath of Bones
We are always together even when we cannot find one another. During those times we might imagine we are lost or we have met Death. Or maybe we have even sought Death. But then something happens to remind us of our oneness, our mutual rootedness.
My neighbors accused me of conspiring with fairies, walking the street while they dreamt, and stealing dreams, or overtaking them. They were afraid of me because I was unbound by men with rules or robes and was never phased by the worst of winter storms.
- Top Story - January 2024