”The universe isn’t made of atoms, it’s made of tiny stories.” - Gina Orlandi is a young poet with a fresh perspective. In addition to original works (such as “Every Letter“), she presents classics from such poets as e.e. cummings, reflects on her travels and shares lessons learned from writing. She recently accepted the challenge of posting every day in October, so drop by and offer her encouragement.
Behind the Wall: Where We Talk About Things No One Talks About - Mary offers thoughtful and thought-provoking look at issues related to mental illness. She includes many encouraging features for family members, such as – “To a Parent Whose Child is Diagnosed with a Mental Illness: Advice From Other Parents.”
Musings and Art of a Country Woman - L’Adelaide is a self-described “deranged, color-ravenous artist whose paintings often become female landscapes incognito.” Her works are vivid, vivacious, and very, very colorful. She also isn’t afraid to explore provocative themes through words and images, like in “We Shoot Crazy Women, Don’t We?”.
stillness of heart: musings, criticism, history, passion - This well-researched blog is currently publishing “excerpts from the extraordinary diary of Kate Stone, who chronicled her Louisiana family’s turbulent experiences throughout the Civil War era.” These glimpses into a critical time in U.S. History help us better understand some of the best and worst humankind has to offer. See – “Kate Stone’s Civil War: Years of Grinding Toil.”