Ten Quote Tuesday From A Writer’s Path

I haven’t been writing in a while so I turned to a solid form of inspiration I have come to know as Ten Quote Tuesday on A Writer’s Path.  I found this:

“Writing means not just staring ugliness in the face but finding a way to embrace it.” -Veronica Roth

It reminded me of a piece I had written a while ago so I’m gonna re-share.

Delving into the depths of emotion is not something I’m comfortable with.  If I watch a movie and it makes me cry, I probably won’t watch it again.  If a book doesn’t end the way I want it to, same deal.

Bittersweet is something I appreciate but don’t want to experience I guess. I want the happy ending or at least a promise of hope. This piece is rough for sure but I wrote it and it felt weird and freeing at the same time.:

dragon eye

Like the Boogeyman in the night, Honesty has come to wake me from the wonderful dream I currently reside in. With it’s claws of truth swiping at my closed lids I fight back with my imaginary sword of Delusion.

The battle is on.

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20 minutes of straight writing

letting it out. letting it flow. i will not use the shift button. Dammit.

20 minutes of straight writing is daunting to say the least. Not letting my mind ponder the next thought. I’m a thinker, that’s for sure. I’ll probably break in a minute.

Writing is my peaceful fury. I can’t seem to breathe without it and I wish i had succumbed to the waters years ago when it was ok to “squander” some time in search of my own person. Continue reading “20 minutes of straight writing”

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