P is for Pie

"My life's a shambles. I need pie." * I've spent the majority of the last ten years working as a full-time writer without pay or promise of pay. Indeed, most of the feedback I receive regarding my work is of the negative sort. I have no medical/dental benefits, no 401K. There's no home/office dichotomy. I can never … Continue reading P is for Pie

Nekkid Yeats Redux

I'm too tired to expound further on the past two days.  Perhaps I'll rejoin the world tomorrow.  Or rather, later today. In retrospect, this is the better Yeats poem:A COATI made my song a coatCovered with embroideriesOut of old mythologiesFrom heel to throat;But the fools caught it,Wore it in the world's eyesAs though they'd wrought … Continue reading Nekkid Yeats Redux

"It is a sheer waste of time and soul-power to imagine what I would do if things were different. They are not different." -Frank Crane Working on Marie. The writing has not been terribly easy lately. Tough things are happening to poor Marie. I feel sadistic sometimes...the more I love a character, the more hell … Continue reading

"If I had been born a man, I would have conquered Europe. As I was born a woman, I exhausted my energy in tirades against fate, and in eccentricities." Marie Konstantinovna Bashkirtseff

"Better by far you should forget and smile Than that you should remember and be sad." Christina Rossetti