Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Primrose and Me

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This morning I found this primrose plant gasping out some final blooms. Poor little has the urge, the need to,the undisobeyable command to, flower while it still can. Me too.
It's lonely writing a book. But I have the urge,the need to,the undisobeyable command, to flower while I still can.
Weeks into it and all ready I'm hitting resistance. I could deny it a bit with all that has been going on here, but yesterday when I could have been writing, I took out my paints,told myself I had the urge to paint. I know now I had the greater urge not to write. I started out fine. But I just couldn't stop myself from messing with it. I ruined it.
But when I saw those flowers this morning on my daily stroll through the garden, I saw it as a sign...get your butt back inside and begin again.
And I believe in signs. I got an email from an old teacher that he is going to be doing a workshop this summer. No hobby writers, he declares. So I emailed him back, told him what I was up to and wondered if this would be considered as an acceptable form as a work in progress...He emailed back...YES!!!
See, a sign.
Hopefully the family matters will calm down soon and I can put my mind to only writing this book. I truly have the urge, the need to, the undisobeyable command to


  1. Go for it! Write the book! I hope the family matters calm down and you can spend more time with your writing. I volunteer to be a part of you "support & encouragement" team! asked and I did it. Rocky is now in the first photo of my current blog post. Check it out.

    And, I am glad you enjoyed reading my blog about my dear sweet grandmother's garden shed.

    Have a nice evening.

  2. Yes! This is a sign. And by summer, you should be ready to GO!

  3. I love it! Very creative!That's actually really cool.



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