Dancing with Words

A Place for Poems

Written by I'm-not-a-writer women, these poems have a special place in my heart. Revisiting them, I made tiny, tender edits, predominantly to my visual components, occasionally to the poems. The second slideshow contains poems penned in Afrikaans. I hit the Publish button only to discover, a short while later, that the post would not load… Continue reading A Place for Poems

Dancing with Words

9 Writing Prompts for 9 Writing Days

Revamped and refreshed, here are 9 writing prompts, in a slideshow format, for 9 Writing Days. This doesn't mean you must write the whole day; write for a set amount of time - 15 minutes, or 30 minutes, or 45 minutes, or ¼ of the day - for 9 consecutive days. Begin Day 1 with… Continue reading 9 Writing Prompts for 9 Writing Days

Dancing with Words

Kurly’s Kitchen, Fred’s Fish

I'm heeding the advice don't put all your eggs in one basket by making an omelette gallery/slideshow for my dabbles in alliteration (aka Alliteration Anarchy), and my tendency to play with my food (aka The Food Tabloid). This is a safe kitchen, despite pregnant zucchinis and amorous onions. The Food Tabloid Alliteration Anarchy xxx TeaShell… Continue reading Kurly’s Kitchen, Fred’s Fish

Tarot

A Magic Carpet Ride?

Please take The Elevator Ride, and check out The Outsize Pram (you needn't buy it) before reading this post! How to ask If I go for a job interview and get the job, and want the tarot to help me decide whether to accept the position, I’d avoid asking questions that beg for a yes… Continue reading A Magic Carpet Ride?

Tarot

The Outsize Pram

Please take The Elevator Ride before reading this! When we ask questions that suggest we’re reluctant to take responsibility for our own life, and steer our own ship, we’ll get answers, but mischief may follow.  The tarot isn’t comfortable being used as bubble wrap, cushioning us from every blow, immobilizing us, removing opportunities to learn and… Continue reading The Outsize Pram

Tarot

The Elevator Ride

Here, I share with you how I choose to use and read tarot cards.   It’s taken time, and careful contemplation, to build a framework in which I weave tarot tapestries in a way that aligns with my values. The opinions I express are subjective and informed by my experiences, personality, understanding, and preferences.  The following… Continue reading The Elevator Ride