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YOU CRANE, PSST


You are so young; trying to be a righteous crane, an honest crane, a good, strong,  upright crane.  Your legs are weak and wobbly.  They buckle,....
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Mary Neighbour
Jan, pssst: you know from my name photo that I love the cranes. Yours is especially inspiring. Thank you!
Sunday, 06 October 2019 07:52
Patricia Anne Corriz
Sunday, 13 October 2019 18:55
Patricia Anne Corriz
I love your post about the Crane.
Sunday, 13 October 2019 18:56
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Theatre of the Dock

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Mary Neighbour
Wonderful seeing this through your eyes, Hannah. I would have missed this special drama if I were only using my own eyes!
Wednesday, 02 October 2019 09:05
Jan Olsen
I love docks with working boats and old boat yards full of very old boats, and parts of boats. I loved your description Hannah. ... Read More
Wednesday, 02 October 2019 13:54
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Weathered friends


​This is a watercolor 8 X 12, in process. Just like life, I’m waiting for inspiration. 
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Mary Neighbour
By the sweetness in this painting, I'd say they're good-weathered friends!
Tuesday, 01 October 2019 08:01
Hannah Neighbour
I love that you're sharing the process with us Patricia. Looking forward to seeing the next step when it comes...
Tuesday, 01 October 2019 10:32
Jan Olsen
Your painting is lovely and the horses do seem just happy to be there. Is that the Pedernal in the background?
Wednesday, 02 October 2019 13:58
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Is It Fall Yet? Thank You Card # 5


Dear Professor Jennifer Lackey,  I heard you speak on the radio recently about your years of experience teaching philosophy to prisoners held in a maximum security prison near Chic...
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Mary Neighbour
. . . and your watercolors, Jan, are gifts to all of us. I am so inspired by this series of artwork--I hope there will be many mor... Read More
Saturday, 14 September 2019 08:46
Jan Olsen
Thank you Mary....I hope so too. I give you the official copyrights, here and now, to publish this series of letters. This is off... Read More
Saturday, 14 September 2019 10:15
Hannah Neighbour
Dear Jan, Thank you for touching my heart deeply with this one - by the written word, your brushstrokes, and your care. Absolutely... Read More
Saturday, 14 September 2019 10:56
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Please Mr. Postman Thank You Card #4


Dear United States Postal Service,  I believe that it it only right that before I continue sending letters all over the place, that I sincerely thank you for serving us so very well for...
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Hannah Neighbour
Beautiful, Jan! I know those mail boxes!! I continue to love this letter theme....and that you are also thanking the people who ge... Read More
Friday, 30 August 2019 10:02
Mary Neighbour
I am moved by your whole series of thank you letters, Jan. I deeply believe you could be on the crest of a wave that many would li... Read More
Friday, 30 August 2019 13:25
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Balloon glow


​October skies at night. 
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Jan Olsen
I like that very much... definitely October skies in NM, definitely October colors.
Sunday, 18 August 2019 18:20
Mary Neighbour
I love the people silhouetted against the glowing balloon--gorgeous!
Monday, 19 August 2019 08:17
Hannah Neighbour
Beautiful, Patricia. I love that it's in three panels - telling a story of flight.
Monday, 19 August 2019 18:41
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Fishing For Good News Thank You Card # 3


Dear Mayor Lamumba, Thank you for shining a light on the children who were left alone after their parents were jailed near your city of Jackson.   I know that your strong condemnat...
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Patricia Anne Corriz
Sunday, 18 August 2019 17:59
Mary Neighbour
Now, how did you paint this lovely watercolor? From imagination? You are a wonder, Jan, and I believe your efforts with these card... Read More
Monday, 19 August 2019 08:20
Hannah Neighbour
This is so beautiful, Jan. For me, there's something vaginal about it too which connects to the children in the letter. Perfect.... Read More
Monday, 19 August 2019 18:37
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Waiting


I've been very resistant to showing up for my creativity recently! In an attempt to touch it again, I sometimes find it helpful to write the beginnings of things. Maybe because there's little com...
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Jan Olsen
Hannah, I love all of your portal photographs. The three written openings you shared would grab me into the full story in a NY sec... Read More
Saturday, 17 August 2019 18:08
Mary Neighbour
The door is such a treasure! The way it lets the light in. The way it is more inviting than forbidding. Your inspired paragraphs w... Read More
Sunday, 18 August 2019 08:23
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Any Water Down There? Thank You Card #1


Dear Scott,      I have followed your kind efforts to locate the remains of those who have died in the Ajo desert. I also know you and your friends leave&n...
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Hannah Neighbour
Beautiful Jan...I am so drawn to the grip of the feet on the rim. I see so much life there. And in your beautiful words.
Tuesday, 30 July 2019 15:27
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Painting with Caron


​A friend of mine asked me if I d be interested in joining this painting class , to which I said “Yes” It was fun and great to see the many different pictures of one thing.  My work is the 4 th f...
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This is so cool Patricia! I love the "Yes" to the class and your creativity. I love how all the pieces look together, and can imag... Read More
Sunday, 14 July 2019 21:47
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Portals

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Angels wings


​I stopped to take this picture, thinking that’s got to be an Angels wing. After taking it, I was surprised to see his face at the top, and what appears to be other Angels below the win...
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Mary Neighbour
A vision! Thanks for sharing this. I think the angel was inspired by an earlier creative prompt ... Read More
Tuesday, 02 July 2019 09:38
Hannah Neighbour
Spirits in the Sky indeed! Helps me to remember that inspiration is all around us...thank you, Patricia!
Tuesday, 02 July 2019 10:38
Jan Olsen
I just found this beautiful photo Patricia. Yes, I see the angels. I thank you too for the reminder.
Tuesday, 23 July 2019 07:40
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The little things


​Desert roses Growing where  you would least expect.  A warm sun Water  And a little love.  Rose petals blowing in  The wind.  Leaving flowers at my feet. 
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Hannah Neighbour
Such a beautiful reminder about the little things, Patricia! "Leaving flowers at my feet"...what a gorgeous line. I love how this ... Read More
Sunday, 23 June 2019 12:17
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Dance of Surrender

In my dream last night, I was trying out for a dance performance (It was the first time, ever) I had help from the other dancers -  they were all very supportive In the audition I fell into ...
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Mary Neighbour
Deeply moving. I think you became the goddess of the sky: ... Read More
Sunday, 23 June 2019 10:57
Hannah Neighbour
So cool!! Thanks for sharing this!!
Monday, 24 June 2019 12:20
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Memory at the Base of the Great Oak

There are cave paintings on the walls of my womb Left in blood and ash by the first humans Here are stories from the beginnings of time – the strange, new creatures feasts and fires the long, wet batt...
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Mary Neighbour
This is extraordinarily original. Authentic. Fascinating. I love it, and I'm in awe of your ability to express and create!
Monday, 10 June 2019 16:24
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Confession: I'm not perfect

Confession: I have feelings. I have an idealized self- my super ego. It screams, "be the good girl. Don't cause waves. Rise above it. Find the higher truth in every situation. No one is to blame. Ther...
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Patience for the Flowering: Letting our true selves unfold


I always admired my friend who planted bulbs each year. She would tuck them into a nest of colored stones in glass vases of all shapes and sizes, beveled, smooth, sometimes translucent antique green, ...
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Another attempt at song lyrics (first draft)...


Did you know you were my first kill? I hunted you for years I crossed the ocean seven times  to worship at your gate You threw me crumbs from your high tower With bloody knees I knelt  and l...
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Jan Olsen
I love it Hannah! Fiery and chilling at the same time. Have you heard of the new tv program starting soon which features song w... Read More
Friday, 17 May 2019 18:03
Hannah Neighbour
Thank you Jan!! I hadn't heard of that tv show...sounds very cool! What a great question...Off the top of my head, I'm thinking To... Read More
Saturday, 18 May 2019 10:18
Jan Olsen
I like Tom Waits too. I don''t know Nick Cave's music. I was thinking Leonard Cohen until I remembered that he has died. ... Read More
Monday, 20 May 2019 15:39
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Holding on to the light


Despair, no rest, turmoil in life- Causing your spirit to sink. Look to the skies. Our Hope is there. 
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Thank you for the reminder, Patricia. I see a woman with long hair and also a giant eating a peach ... Read More
Friday, 17 May 2019 16:00
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Moonlit Whimsey


​Here is my completed project! The moon just needed to be there. 
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Yes, with the moon!!! Gorgeous Patricia!
Tuesday, 07 May 2019 10:21
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Moonlit Whimsey


​Having painted a daytime and a nighttime Cherry blossom, I asked several which they liked better. All chose the day. I looked at this painting and it needed something more. 
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Inner Monologue


Hey, Tree! Yeah you, Tree, the one just standing there with the bushy leaves. You know, you're too short and too wide. Are you even a tree? Maybe just a bush? Your leaves aren't really green enough. I...
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Mary Neighbour
Thanks for the wisdom, Hannah! I had a discussion last week about our scraggly Russian olive trees, that can barely pop out leaves... Read More
Sunday, 21 April 2019 07:44
Jan Olsen
How and why and when did I miss this blast at the mighty Cedar. She stood there and took that frontal assault with dignity, knowi... Read More
Sunday, 18 August 2019 14:33
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The eyes have it!


​They really do. As I was looking through this magazine, I saw this and said to myself what a work of art!!
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Hannah Neighbour
It really is, Patricia! All so unique and engaging...thank you for sharing. I find myself drawn to the top left-hand corner one M... Read More
Thursday, 18 April 2019 18:36
Mary Neighbour
It's truly amazing how expressive each one is! Not that my interpretation of what's expressed is true to the creature, but wow--ea... Read More
Sunday, 21 April 2019 07:47
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HAIKU


Good Morn   Mary N Its a Happy Happy Day This Handsome Boy Winks
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Mary Neighbour
I know you said this is a cormorant, but I think it's really a phoenix!
Saturday, 06 April 2019 11:22
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Sunrise over the mountain


​Sun shining over blue mountains, long before I was here. Creation   (Oil on wood base 12 x 24)
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Hannah Neighbour
I love that: "long before I was here." Gorgeous colors, Patricia!
Monday, 25 March 2019 12:26
Jennie Contuzzi
So vibrant! Thank you for sharing.
Wednesday, 27 March 2019 09:40
Mary Neighbour
Pat, I love this painting. The tree looks like it's budding and celebrating the sunrise.
Saturday, 06 April 2019 11:16
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Ham Sa


I didn't realize when I took this photo that it actually fulfills the prompt for the week. Something blue, my shirt. Something made before I was born, the grandfather clock and the house. Something sh...
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Jan Olsen
Thank you for the reminder Hannah, that the dark is also the divine. Sometimes I forget ... Read More
Monday, 18 March 2019 14:14
Mary Neighbour
The way you wrestle with the dark is an inspiration, Hannah!
Saturday, 06 April 2019 11:17
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Response to Creative Prompt w/o March 18

Blue scrubs covering veins that bulge  from years of hours of standing, saving lives stop beside a shiny penny glistening in the sun then move on lucky enough for now
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Jan Olsen
great prompt, results in great poem. is this a haiku?
Monday, 18 March 2019 08:53
Hannah Neighbour
I love how so much story can be conveyed and curiosity sparked by just a few lines. That "lucky enough for now" really gets me.... Read More
Monday, 18 March 2019 11:02
Mary Neighbour
Ah, Jenny: I want more of this story!
Saturday, 06 April 2019 11:19
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The Eve of the White Buffalo


​Christmas Eve,  I’m traveling through Sandia Pueblo,  Fires glow along the way  Snow falling gently My heartbeats rapidly As up ahead the sheriff stops me.  His partner tries to g...
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Hannah Neighbour
Patricia, I feel invited into a sacred space with this piece. From Christmas Eve to the Pueblo to the gentle snow and glowing fire... Read More
Thursday, 14 March 2019 19:40
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I always wanted to be a singer

So, I am no musician at all. I wish I was. I can't read it, I don't sing (at least not if there's anyone else around). I love it, but I don't have an ear for it. My partner is a beautiful musician. He...
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Jan Olsen
I heard some music when I read your song. What a wonderful idea to write a song. I would like to hear it sung one day.
Thursday, 14 March 2019 12:14
Hannah Neighbour
Thanks, Jan...it's coming along!!
Thursday, 14 March 2019 19:41
Mary Neighbour
"every time I catch your eye"--you always catch my eye, and you speak to my aching heart. Keep composing!!
Thursday, 14 March 2019 22:36
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Ill or Fair?

The wind won't be ignored Whistling and bellowing, Shuddering the windows Its persistence makes me uneasy Suggesting to my soul something forbidden Encouraging a silenced voice An impulse that, L...
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Jan Olsen
Powerful, I love your poem in so many ways.
Sunday, 10 March 2019 08:22
Mary Neighbour
I hear you, fellow raven lover!
Sunday, 10 March 2019 09:31
Hannah Neighbour
This poem excites me - the refusal of the wind to be ignored/ the uneasiness/the forbidden/the long silenced voice emerging/the im... Read More
Sunday, 10 March 2019 21:49
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UNFINISHED


I am running late.  Did someone ask for a sweater ???  I will need an extension on this years taxes. Everything is out of sync. I mean, everything is right on schedule.  Am I ...
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Mary Neighbour
Jan, your sense of humor comes through, even when you're in the Koyaanisquatsi lane, which I know is unpleasant and undesirable. I... Read More
Wednesday, 06 March 2019 16:51
Jan Olsen
Thank you Mary...Here is how the post came to be. I believe that the knitting reference was inspired by one of Hannah's prompts or... Read More
Thursday, 07 March 2019 09:10
Hannah Neighbour
I love this Jan. I keep thinking that it could be a snippet from a monologue in a play...or my head I love where stream of consci... Read More
Friday, 08 March 2019 13:04
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Beginnings...


I feel stuck. I feel my "No" to making anything, I feel my "No" and "Fuck You" to life. I've drawn two tarot cards to see if they take me anywhere. I got "Consciousness" and "Father of Swords." I don'...
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Mary Neighbour
I hope it's "just a little bit" to know that I stumble around with my own NOs and FU's. I've waited at a snow-splattered window lo... Read More
Sunday, 24 February 2019 15:14
Hannah Neighbour
Definitely.
Monday, 25 February 2019 12:11
Jan Olsen
I too know deeply the waiting and how it can spend our precious hours. At those times in our lives we waited without the tools we... Read More
Sunday, 24 February 2019 19:20
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I Wish I Had Been With My Mother When She Died ~ Perhaps we have nothing to fear


I wish I had been with my mother when she died. I wish I had joined her in those final stages of release, sat nearby when she turned inward to behold her radiance. I wish I had been there when sh...
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Mary Neighbour
Andrea, this is so moving. I have no true understanding of these moments, yet I feel the longing and the love.
Friday, 22 February 2019 18:09
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GENTALIA


This photo is taken from a small plane which recently flew over Normann and Signe's house in Porsgrunn, Norway. I have been studying this photo since I saw it a week ago. I was trying t...
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Mary Neighbour
I see it! Impregnated by the sea, hey? Did they buy that explanation? Seriously, to have the ability to produce a life that you l... Read More
Friday, 22 February 2019 18:14
Hannah Neighbour
I love how you bring all of this together - home, birth, creativity, body, nature, family. I feel above and inside at the same tim... Read More
Monday, 25 February 2019 12:15
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The Minature Art Gallery


​Having started this gallery several years ago, I have finally completed it! It went through many changes and had many different looks , but I finished and framed the wall mural ( making it a large ga...
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Hannah Neighbour
I love this Patricia! It feels like an altar to creativity...including the process of change. Beautiful.
Saturday, 16 February 2019 12:58
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Early morning sunrise


​Thankful for the new day. My heart sings with joy.  The beauty of the beach in Florida. 
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Beauty Is Not Your Refuge ~ Life lessons on the subway


Sitting across from me on the blue subway bench this morning was an older woman maybe sixty. She was radiant, and yet ordinary, concealed in the mundane, aged by life, and transcendent. She must have ...
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Mary Neighbour
"You are nothing. Rejoice." -- Stunning! Thanks for taking me along on this journey.
Thursday, 07 February 2019 08:34
Jan Olsen
I love the way you describe arriving at your thoughts. The way Death is portrayed is familiar to me and a belief I hold, wholly/h... Read More
Saturday, 16 February 2019 11:47
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What Were We Built For? The winding path of meaning and belonging


She could stare forever. She could sleep forever. The emptiness was so big sometimes, like the great plains, tumbleweeds tossed in its dusty expanse of nothing. Exploring this requires the courage of ...
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Such beautiful thoughts, so beautifully shared!
Tuesday, 29 January 2019 12:37
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In Hibernation

She sleeps on earth's dusty pallet, Rests a hided skull on death's pillow And dreams Of muscled lumbering Through berried forests broken Only by rivers of salmon Of seeing the unseen, A full stomach, ...
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Hannah Neighbour
This is so beautiful. I love the message of trust in the natural hibernation process that all things have. I also love the feeling... Read More
Thursday, 24 January 2019 21:09
Mary Neighbour
The first lines of this poem, and the image, came through sleep, and for the first time in a long time, I got up to write them dow... Read More
Friday, 25 January 2019 08:15
Hannah Neighbour
I'm so happy to hear the prompts are taking you somewhere. I love that you got up to write the lines down! ... Read More
Friday, 25 January 2019 10:06
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Baking from the Heart

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Jan Olsen
WOWZA! Beautiful creations Hannah! Now let me see....I have carrots, but no raisins, I have almond meal but no chocolate chi... Read More
Friday, 18 January 2019 17:11
Hannah Neighbour
Thank you Jan!! We'll have to each bake something and bring our treats together when I'm next in Santa Fe ... Read More
Saturday, 19 January 2019 14:49
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Sit with the (w)hole


Turn off the lamp so that I may see you, so I may feel myself Our own embers are bright burning visible now to soft eyes And I can feel the heat of my salt stinging tears Do you know my sadness? Yes, ...
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It is not easy to stand on our own ground and see our own light, is it?. It is good to invite company, and sometimes that is not s... Read More
Saturday, 29 December 2018 09:14
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Spend More Time


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Raven and Dove

Had I taken a photo, it would have been in high-contrast, black-and-white. Stark Yet surrounded by the soft fog of earth's cold breath. White dove, symbol of peace hope redemption Black raven, symbol ...
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Hannah Neighbour
Oh, Mary...this is gorgeous. Fog as "the earth's cold breath"...the raven "merely being itself." These black and white creatures t... Read More
Sunday, 09 December 2018 17:58
Mary Neighbour
You have read this keenly, and I appreciate that, especially your life/death/life take-away. And you're on target about "symbol of... Read More
Thursday, 13 December 2018 06:37
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Creative Prompt - Spirit Animal


While thinking about what to post for this week's prompt I realized that I have been blessed by several animal spirits in my lifetime, (along with the entourage of muses.) One summer evening after sun...
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Mary Neighbour
This photo is too good, Ann! It reminds me of the miracles surrounding us all the time, and you captured a keeper. The tilt same o... Read More
Saturday, 01 December 2018 09:29
Jan Olsen
I have read your story Hannah and agree that the photograph is ever so dear. It is also a dear thought that wild birds can be perh... Read More
Saturday, 29 December 2018 09:03
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Let's Play


After a few false starts trying to imagine my mother and I creating something together as children, this emerged. I suppose we need to learn to play together first, which is a sort of creating. The ca...
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Hannah Neighbour
I love this so much. It is so intuitively intelligent and profoundly creative. It's like I can feel the healing work going on in y... Read More
Monday, 26 November 2018 14:55
Mary Neighbour
Thanks! I'm glad you mentioned the dog--and you're spot on about it. I hadn't really given this creature much thought. You're also... Read More
Wednesday, 28 November 2018 08:05
Hannah Neighbour
I actually felt the intelligence of your intuition rather than intellect, but I love the idea of bringing them together here. I fe... Read More
Thursday, 29 November 2018 13:53
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Creative Prompt: Chaos


The idea is vivid in my mind. Brilliant. Perfection. And that's the problem. Eager to start, I gather my supplies and then freeze. What if it doesn't come out like I envision? What if it isn't perfect...
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Hannah Neighbour
I love this so much, Ann. It feels so intimate to me, like you're inviting us into this private moment where you're right on the b... Read More
Thursday, 15 November 2018 17:37
Ann Marquez
Thank You, Hannah for creating this space!
Thursday, 29 November 2018 20:27
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Untitled

My body feels like church when you touch me – all golden and holy When you speak to me in your secret language, I remember being outside with the fire, or perhaps together in some deep red cave –...
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My Muse


My muse is a hermaphrodite, descended from Hermes and Aphrodite. My Chinese astrological sign is the rooster--the only unambiguously male animal in the 12 signs and also (coincidentally?) a symbol of ...
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Hannah Neighbour
I love the claiming in this -- the claiming of your muse and the claiming of the qualities in yourself. I feel a lot of power in t... Read More
Monday, 12 November 2018 09:56
Jan Olsen
Why, why do your father and your brother seem so familiar to me? These pictures are wonderful.
Tuesday, 13 November 2018 18:47
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Grief

"Grief is visceral not reasonable: the howling at the center of grief is raw and real. It is love in its most wild form."- Megan Divine Grief is awful. I mean awful. I hate it. And I feel pressured to...
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Mary Neighbour
Aimee, your grief through this writing calls to my grief, and I'm grateful to be reminded.
Monday, 12 November 2018 09:12
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Creative Prompt - Muse


Creativity is piercing the mundane to find the marvelous. ~ Bill Moyers I've always claimed that I'm surrounded by "an entourage of muses offering too much inspiration for one lifetime." One is a...
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And then there are those like me, who wrestle with the minutes and hours, to squeeze inspiration out as if it were dried up in an ... Read More
Monday, 12 November 2018 09:22
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It was in the dragon's mouth


It was in the dragon's mouth where I found out I was free Swooping down from sky, laying head on earth like thunder He snatched me from behind and I met the dark Sharp edges of teeth and hot breath I ...
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Mary Neighbour
Whoa! What a ride you took me on!!
Thursday, 08 November 2018 16:04
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Healing Garden


​He couldn't get to the garden, his healing garden.  So  I painted him one just like it, to help him through the long days, as he lay in his hospital bed.
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Hannah Neighbour
Patricia, this is stunning. There's a whole story in just two sentences. And I am so drawn to the fish.
Tuesday, 30 October 2018 20:35
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Spirit

​Spirit Rip me Hold me Beg me Scold me Tear me open Burn me open Keep me open Carry me open Try me Delight me Breathe me Ignite me Show the way Teach the way Lead the way Light the way Stretch me Prep...
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Hannah Neighbour
This is so gorgeous Lara. A true prayer. For whatever reason, I am most drawn to "Rip me...Beg me...Scold me...Tear me...Try me...... Read More
Monday, 29 October 2018 14:58
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It Is All There


Stop. Stop trying to make something happen. Enter the room and wait. Allow the thing to be what the thing is -- Sit and be still. Observe with all of your kind attention – Be fierce in focus. Breathe ...
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Wind


The day the great winds came, it was... ...the wind of angry gods. ...a wind so strong, even the raven could not find a steady branch to land on. So he kept moving. Dust, and more dust, in my eyes. .....
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Haiku exercise

Old earth sighed White breath misting bark Dark leaves wept
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Hemingway in New Orleans

"Is there time left for me to tell about the day that I met Hemingway?" We had just discussed "The Three Day Blow," with more argument and laughter than usual. No one in the book club felt ready to le...
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Jan Olsen
It is a sad story, many tiers, tears. It is a good and very powerful story Mary.
Monday, 12 November 2018 09:53
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Skin

Her body gave her ulcers and rashes of many varieties, and pimples to recall the unshakeable embarrassments of adolescence. Her body produced this abundance in protest, she supposed. Skin is an organ,...
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Phoenix

You have witnessed my descent in a Sears parking lot. You didn't know he'd tried five times to kill me, but still. I was running, screaming, terrified as he chased me down in the pick-up and almost ra...
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Hannah Neighbour
This is so powerful. Gave me chills. Such a full story in such a short piece. And I love the ending when witness becomes watch. Go... Read More
Wednesday, 25 July 2018 08:37
Mary Neighbour
This was difficult to keep reading, but I'm glad I did.
Saturday, 01 September 2018 12:00
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Night Prayer


​Dear Owl, slick with moonlight, watch over me in darkness. Be my witness. Hold me in your steady gaze, hunt me. Screech and howl, Owl, howl – a sound to bring night terrors to their bare and bony kne...
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need...


​micro-collage
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I usually think of "need" in negative terms--your collage makes me feel better about it.
Saturday, 01 September 2018 11:57
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Untitled


​Thousands of footsteps Have worn away the metal On the subway stairs
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Feckless

My neighbor shouted no warning as his unleashed dogs charged us from behind My two dogs spun me around by their leads, too late,  as his dogs pounced My neighbor stood, passively, 100 yards away ...
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For You and Not You (a spoken poem)

Audio - For You And Not You.m4a
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Woman with Cloth


​This was a 10 minute sketch done in an open figure drawing session. 
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At Church


There is something about rose gold light on a late Sunday afternoon hitting a patch of Queen Anne's lace. It may be my undoing. I am walking with the paradox of loss and the feeling of being filled up...
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Make Something


Make something. Make anything. Create. Bring a single thing into form that wasn't here before. Forge something fresh from the grey ashes of destruction – from the loss, the insanity, from the broken h...
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Mary Neighbour
You gave me permission to just put it out there, push it beyond my self-censor . . . thank you!
Saturday, 01 September 2018 11:55
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Under Water


The light on the goldfish and copper pennies struck her longing more deeply than it had been touched in ages. Theresa was at the Self Realization Fellowship Center in California and she didn't ev...
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