THE MOON I would, if I could, bring back into fashion the moon and the stars, the dawn and the sunset. I rarely hear anyone speak of them. One would think these perpetual wonders had passed from sight. There is peace and rest in the contemplation of these miracles that nature paints on the canvas… Continue reading THE MOON
What is a published manuscript worth? As all writers know, it’s rarely easy creating good writing. Author, editor and poet Katerina Stoykova Klemer understood this all too well: “manuscript meanuscript moanuscript manurescript and so on.” And so on, indeed. It’s one thing to produce a solid, concise, interesting piece of writing. Quite another to garner… Continue reading Thoughts from the Scrib Room: What is Your Manuscript Worth? Probably More Than you Think
Since early August, there has been a trend on Facebook and Twitter that has people listing their first seven jobs. I wasn’t going to join in and do it initially, but thought it might be an interesting exercise and hoped my sons Brendan & Eric might get a kick out of it. So I posted… Continue reading Books, Covers, Junkyards, Revelations
This post is dedicated to my father, Dr. Leo Thomas “Tom” Rozum, who passed away Thursday, August 27, 2015. May we all be mindful of creating meaningful opportunities to connect with one another during our short time on this earth. It’s never too late to reach out and tell people you love them. Feeling isolated? Blue?… Continue reading Connections… Conversation… Community
I’ve always loved the creative exercise of pairing art images with verse. Below are visuals, quotes, poetry, etc. which have spoken to me this past year or so. May they speak to you, too. (Note: Known artists/writers are credited for their work when I’ve been able to find the source.) THE LAYERS I have walked… Continue reading Layers. Changes. Integrity. Transformation.
Our dreams show that the unconscious mind acts in a poetic way. Dreams “speak” in images – the pictures that come to us in the night. Do we listen to and learn from them as often as we should? During a rather chaotic – and utterly transformative – time of my life, I had a… Continue reading Breaking Eggs: A Dream Poem
“I think women should allow themselves to be luscious. But that doesn’t mean they shouldn’t have a brain.” ~Edwina Sandys A few years ago I had the privilege to help with an exhibit at The Trout Museum of Art in Appleton, Wisconsin featuring the Art of Sir Winston Churchill. One of my main charges was… Continue reading Morning After – A Tribute to Artist Edwina Sandys