Archive for the ‘Writing’ Category

Life During Wartime

By chloe | Jul 12th, 2011 | Arts Opportunities, My Own Stuff, Other art happenings and resources, Painting, Spotlight on a Creative Mother, The Emotional Life, Visual Arts, Writing, children |

Get you instructions, follow directions,
then you should change your address
Maybe tomorrow, maybe the next day,
whatever you think is best
Burned all [...]

Weaving

By chloe | Nov 10th, 2010 | Environment, My Own Stuff, Natural parenting, recipies, and homemaking, Psychology, Science, The Emotional Life, Writing |

Weaving tight the humble walls
leaves only the port
where the honey bees come and go
bringing waxy memory dances
strapped to their thighs
like [...]

Gracious

By chloe | Sep 30th, 2010 | Performance Art, Poetry, The Emotional Life, Visual Arts, Writing, anger |

Graciously slips it into pocketbooks,
reverse thief,
sweet as antifreeze.
 
Keeps it neatly folded:
neatly tucked
up under the skin
to staunch the fluids:
but keeps it always quietly
and [...]

If This Were Enough

By chloe | Sep 30th, 2010 | Discipline, Guilt, Poetry, Psychology, The Emotional Life, Writing, anger, children, love |

 
If this were enough
there would be a quiet village
there would be a gate
around the streets and fields and pastures:
there would [...]

Art Peers-Registration

By chloe | Aug 17th, 2010 | Arts Opportunities, Media, My Own Stuff, Other art happenings and resources, Painting, Performance Art, Poetry, Upcoming Arts Events in Grand Rapids, Upcoming Arts Opportunities in Grand Rapids, Visual Arts, Writing |

Art Peers is extending their registration deadline until Friday, due to some technical issues. But don’t wait until then- register [...]

Sign Up For Art Peers

By chloe | Aug 01st, 2010 | Arts Opportunities, Media, My Own Stuff, Other art happenings and resources, Painting, Performance Art, Poetry, Upcoming Arts Events in Grand Rapids, Upcoming Arts Opportunities in Grand Rapids, Visual Arts, Writing |

Here’s the Facebook page to go to in order to get the link for signing up for Art Peers’ Fall [...]

The Hide

By chloe | Jul 26th, 2010 | My Own Stuff, Poetry, The Emotional Life, Writing |

THE HIDE
Slip down the local passages.
The openings in the walls down low
where they don’t look
as they walk
unless they are bending [...]

Cycle, Cycle

By chloe | Jun 23rd, 2010 | Guilt, My Own Stuff, Poetry, Writing |

Cycle, Cycle

Smash some cycle round and round your ankles
until it weaves something
in and out and over and under
every detail
on the [...]

Beholden to Who?: tips on how to keep your creative outlet from becoming just another responsibility

By chloe | Jun 15th, 2010 | Guilt, My Own Stuff, Painting, Performance Art, Poetry, Psychology, The Emotional Life, Visual Arts, Writing |

Too often, the outlet that used to be fulfilling and relaxing or invigorating becomes just another thing on a to-do [...]