As a mover and shaker, it can feel like a wrestling match with myself to sit still long enough to listen to what is rolling around inside of me trying to find the 'right spot'. The Orphan Archetype that includes the Outcast-Black Sheep and Misfit has been shamed for as long as humans congregated. The right spot-is on the page. It's within my fingertips and tucked under my tongue. Shedding Skin Writing began over 13 years from writing several times a week with a friend.
At this stage in my life it makes sense to look at what I get to do rather than what I have to do. That slight shift from I have to-to I get to do-is subtle and big
It's so quiet. I can hear the murmur of the heater blowing on my knee. I want to wrap myself up in quiet. I cup my ears with the palms of my hands. I want to be wrapped up in silence. I want to be wrapped up. I want to be gently squeezed in silence. … Continue reading Shedding Skin Writing Practice: Silence…20 Minutes