Through utilizing my ever growing collection of nature based metaphors, I will briefly reflect on my most recent camping road trip adventure.
Nature Based Metaphors and My Life
Nature based metaphors are a powerful tool to use when trying to understand the dynamics and behavior of something potentially intangible. Recently I turned off my cell phone for the weekend and escaped on a camping road trip around NE Washington. My ultimate goal focused on disconnection from the every day hustle. However, now reflecting back on my experience, I realize that I actually longed for a re-connection to nature. And, to highlight the complexity of my internal adventure, I will use nature based metaphors to explore my intense weekend journey. The nature based metaphor themes include: earth, water, wind, heart, and fire. ...READ MORE...
I wrote this poem about a fictional stale marriage using inspiration from a Creative Collaboration. I posted on Facebook: “Look to your right, what do you see?” All answers to the question are formatted in the poem like *this*, and I wrote the poem within the goal of an hour.
A Stale Marriage
Stuck between *dirty dishes
A red bed pillow
And the wall* ...READ MORE...
A poem about how seemingly serendipitous social interactions can somehow inexplicably inspire us to push personal boundaries.
The Metaphysical Meeting
The knowledge of your existence
Has reassured my mind to wander
Freely exploring uncharted territory
Finally navigating without a guide
And even though I travel alone
I sense your presence in the distance
Our discrete adventures continue
Now mysteriously intertwined ...READ MORE...