Nature Based Metaphors and My Life
Nature Based Metaphors and My Life

Nature Based Metaphors and My Life

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...

A Stale Marriage
A Stale Marriage

A Stale Marriage

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

Me
Stuck between *dirty dishes
A red bed pillow
And the wall* ...READ MORE...

2017 Women’s March
2017 Women's March

2017 Women’s March

An inspired poem written the day of the 2017 Women’s March (1/21/17) that highlights the promoted love and community, and the need to keep marching.

2017 Women’s March

Today many marched
Like those who marched before
Upholding the ideals
Equality
And justice for all ...READ MORE...

The Metaphysical Meeting
The Metaphysical Meeting: push personal boundaires

The Metaphysical Meeting

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...