Careful what you say in the mist of the wind. Air travels, like gossip.
Rejections, after Lauren Elma Frament In a year of taking a break from submitting, I almost forgot how tedious sending your work to publications can be. You put blood, sweat and tears in revising your work to death before sending it out, and boom! You get the big “no”. Sending my pieces to lit. […]Read Post ›
Today it rained in Vegas aside from the floods the city looks beautiful like this. I don’t know why but my mind keeps racing back to my childhood. I remember not eating in front of homeless people unless I could share my food with them. I used to love pigeons now they make me […]Read Post ›
It does not matter who doesn’t like your work just know somebody will. — To’Wednesday Sibley, Writer Advice #1
The hardest advice to give a writer is how to be a good one.
It takes a bold character to bare its soul on the mic I only have these words when you get the chance, say something with love —mean it! Do not do it for the applause you have an important cause do it—you have something to say when the world tried to hush you. Most importantly, […]Read Post ›
The academia shouldn’t be the only validation on what is or isn’t considered art! ― To’ Wednesday Sibley
Love the art form study the history appreciate the pioneers–or not learn the business refine your craft. —To’Wednesday Sibley, Before You Become a Poet
Friends and Poets and Performers I just want to be clear on something, when we walk up to the mic and take that breath, we are not being dramatic or cliché. We are saying we care. We are attempting to live in that moment and re-engage with the piece, convince ourselves we made the right […]Read Post ›
This was my first feature, and I was so nervous my mouth went dry but I kept going. Seeing how tough the judges were made me even more nervous– don’t know why since I wasn’t competing but still…it was a rush. I think with more practice I’ll be even great. This was filmed by […]Read Post ›
Dear Teachers stop telling young aspiring writers to write what they know. Can you recall a time were your favorite author played it safe? I highly doubt it. Did Robert Frost not say to take the road less traveled? Are we not writers? — To’Wednesday Sibley, Dear Teachers