Find out more from the Atlanta Youth Poet Laureate Promotional Booklet.
We are quite naturally impatient in everything to reach the end without delay. We are impatient of being on the way to something unknown, something new. Give our Lord the benefit of believing that his hand is leading you and accept the anxiety of feeling yourself in suspense and incomplete.
Hill, for example, in "An Apology for the Revival of Christian Architecture in England", "rejoices in old hymns of servitude,/ haunting the sacred well, the hidden shrine".
Or crazy, but gripping Ted Hughes, with his Crow mythology "sees everything in the universe". Thomas Hardy was his muse, and his verses boiled down to perfectly executed still lifes, or snapshots of an ever-diminishing, ever-more limited set of experiences - wanting, and not wanting, to go to drinks with the Warlock-Williamses.
What sucks even more is feeling hope that you finally depicted a special connection with that someone, for him to disappear, or for you to lose interest.
But here is a choice you have: you can take every date as another data point on why you should drop the ball on relationships, or as a step closer to meeting someone right for you.
day prior to my birthday, I was drinking cocktails, under the Baja, Mexico starry night laughing with new friends, one of which is a very respectable and famous musician.
The fiery trail the sun left behind her has begun to dissipate and I see myself in each ray of light in the sky. Free of toxins, free of ridicule, my little boat and Atlanta Word [email protected] resume/CV and 5 poems or You Tube links.Trust your God-given intuition, keep learning, keep creating, and the good ideas will come. Embrace instability when it comes your way, because it is inevitable.It will not be fun, but it also will not be permanent.The sun leaves goodnight kisses like a mother does to her child.The breeze dances across the water’s surface and the waves perform an endless routine that they’ve been practicing for quite a while now.The breeze playfully dashes across my skin to remind me that I am at its mercy and I should treat it as a friend, not a foe.