Hypothetical orange planet with two rings

Space Witch

She lounges, nude, in the long window seat, long legs draped over velvet cushions threaded with silver. The stars and gas giants, ripped from galactic tranquility, rumble and flare as her ship saunters by. She loves their two-fold reaction of

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Composting for Poets

When I was fourteen, I asked my mom about hippies.

“Mom, were you a hippie in the sixties?”

She didn’t look up from her needlepoint. “What? Of course not.”

“But I thought everyone in the sixties was a hippie,” I

Raw Materials

It is a terrible thing to be in the thrall of one of the Fearless Ones. Their smiles edge you toward your own animosities and make your nightmares sweet as the scent of their skin. Your raw materials, while frequently

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  • Another shot of the Fox Theater in Oakland, California. There's nothing like watching stories play out in a grand old theater that's been restored to its Roaring Twenties glory.
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  • Holiday down time reading.  Out of everything I'm reading right now, I'm enjoying Salman Rushdie's "Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights" the most.  It's sort of a tribute to the style of "1001 Arabian Nights," with many interlocking stories of the djinn told in modern day New York.  What has your holiday reading been?
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  • I sequestered myself at the New Camadoli Hermitage for a few days.  This was my view -- there's no better environment for writing, planning, creating, and dreaming. Time in solitude is critical for creativity.
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  • So excited for Cecil and the Glow Cloud in Oaktown's gorgeous old Fox Theater! #nightvale #wtnv #theater #brightlights #birthdaygirl #oakland #california
  • Good morning! May your Friday belong to your creative genius. .
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  • Do you ever have one of those days where your brain is full of ideas all lighting up at the same time?  Don't lose them--write them down!
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  • Secret beach hideaway under a twisted eucalyptus.  My afternoon was full of sand dollars,  sand crabs, and sun.
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  • My rule: Get published, get chocolate.  My new article about breaking big art projects into steps is in the Polymer Arts Magazine. Hurray for motivation!
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