Quit! Give Up! (JK!)

June 30, 2011

This post is just an excuse to get someone else out there to read poet Eileen Myles’ essay about a Poet’s Strike.  Go on some kind of creative strike. Limit yourself from ways you usually express yourself and see if this “creativity” you’ve stifled shows up in different or surprising places.

Advertisements

Cool it

June 2, 2011

Describe numbness. Describe a lack of feeling without using the words frozen or ice.

I’m posting this because I’m having a hard time in a piece that I’m working on. How do you describe a lack of feeling other than the cliche, “I was numb,” when you are trying to describe a situation of trauma and toughness?