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A drop of ink may make a million think…

Frank Prem, in his last newsletter, asked: Do you consider yourself to be a poetry reader, and if so, what sort of poetry do you find interesting to read? Where do you find it? Yes, I am a poetry reader. My first book was a poetry book about animals. I couldn’t read it (yet), but I memorized it (when my parents read it to me), so everybody thought that I...

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Writing is a lot like making soup…

Writing is not just a process of creation. It is also a process of self-discovery. Cristina Istrati Working on the final revision (before sending to editor #1) of Damn Ray Reviews. Check ‘table of contents’.  Introduction “Idaho”, Emily Ruskovich “Big Magic: creative living beyond fear”, Elizabeth Gilbert “Hot Milk”, Deborah Levy “Here I am”, Jonathan Safran Foer “Ripples on the pond”, Sebnem E. Sanders “Born a crime”, Trevor Noah “The Book...

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Dream up a book on Monday, publish it on Friday…

Where are you going on vacation?” “Nowhere. I’m going to read. I love reading.  Marjane Satrapi I have some news to share. My Goodread’s challenge for 2019 is complete. That means I’m leaving Goodreads for a while. I’m planning to spend all my free time writing and living (= having fun). It’s summer, after all! 💃😜 I ordered a promotional video for Dulcinea and The Death Code (length – 1 min),...

The Worms

inspired by Charles Bukowski “Burning in water. Drowning in flame” I sit among the worms
 Telling myself: this world is upside down
 And tomorrow When I wake up Everything that stinks and crawls inside of my head Will die. I sit and wait. My heart is hanging from the mouth for so long It has forgotten how to behave when the hunger begins and the sorrow eats you up. Just disturbing, you...

Book cover alert!

I’m planning to change my “Absurd” book cover, because (so far) it sells better than Dulcinea. And Dulcinea got a professional cover already. So, there’re 8 variants. Look at the first 4 below. What do you think? I liked the cover with the red hair (girl), but I said to May (designer) it is ‘TOO GIRLY’ 😱🤪💃💃, so she provided 4 more variants. Help! 😂😂😂 and 4 more: WHAT DO YOU...

“The Pearl Territory”, chapter 10 #dialogue

Quite raw piece, 2000 words. I’ll attach the edited variant (in Word) later this week.  Circle Impro. Two silhouettes are sitting and drinking whiskey (in the private room of The Church ‘Advanced Way’).  Father Callum: …this is how our Universe works, Richard. If we’ll live in accordance with the laws, our life will come into a flow state, and we’ll be able to enter the infinite consciousness of God’s mind. You...

The genuine heart of sadness – bodhicitta

People will do anything, no matter how absurd, in order to avoid facing their own souls. One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious. Carl Jung Bodhicitta is literally a heart – our wounded, tender, some way melancholic heart. A heart that has desire and determination to overcome all the limitations of life (or our Ego) to become whole. A heart full of...