To the writer, put this magnet on your refrigerator door, and reflect on this poem.

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Let your imagination soar

Walking on Earth & Touching the Sky

I would like to share my favorite poem which I read to my writing students every workshop I teach. Let your imagination soar.

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“Onward, onward!”

I became absorbed with Vincent van Gogh’s paintings at “his” museum in Amsterdam. I had never seen his work close-up in person. Such rich color, such captured energy. And faces…

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Enjoy the ride

Iowa roller coaster

In the middle of Iowa, in the middle of corn fields newly plowed,
is a wondrous roller-coaster.
A mysterious structure made for us to terrify ourselves.
Like life. Like the writing life.

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