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Another potential goodbye…

  Farewell to the days of the past The days when consistency seemed to last Looking to the future now Not quite sure the way or how There’s got to be a way For you to be convinced to stay … Continue reading →...
by Putting My Feet in the Dirt on Dec 18, 2015

Camouflage

Trying to fit in with the regular crowd She hides her emotions with an invisible shroud Barely able to surmise the will to go She catches herself hesitating to attend the show Being shy has never been easy She always … Continue reading →...
by Putting My Feet in the Dirt on Dec 17, 2015

Graffiti

Gigantic and Gaudy Radical meets Rivalry Abstract to Adventuresome Features often Fading Fantasy meets Frivolity Insight or Imagination Template for Talents Ignites the Illogical   Written By, Michelle Cook     Photo credit:  http://w...
by Putting My Feet in the Dirt on Dec 16, 2015

Beloved

You are a rare gift that I treasure more with every passing day Sometimes I trip and fall over the words that you say Some days I can hardly believe how close I feel to you And then other days … Continue reading →...
by Putting My Feet in the Dirt on Dec 15, 2015

Shattered Innocence

Dedicated to all who have endured such abuse.  My heart reaches out to you with empathy and love.  You are a survivor for sure and this one was written for you.  We can’t take back the hurt they caused us, … Continue reading →...
by Putting My Feet in the Dirt on Dec 14, 2015

The heart of freedom…

Desperately needing Ever wanting Always hoping Forever longing Constantly seeking Lovingly searching Finally finding Unabashed freedom Written by, Michelle CookFiled under: Poetry, Uncategorized, Writing 101 Tagged: creative writing, freedom, love, o...
by Putting My Feet in the Dirt on Dec 11, 2015

Her hero…

Seconds become hours… Hours become days… As she waits in eager anticipation for his regular call Seconds become hours… Hours become days… As she waits in hopeful expectancy for any word at all Seconds become hours… Hours become days… As &...
by Putting My Feet in the Dirt on Dec 10, 2015

Meet me in my dreams…

Meet me in dreamland We’ll fly to the moon and back Our playground awaits ~M GIF source:  ralphiesportal.meFiled under: Poetry, Uncategorized, Writing 101 Tagged: dreams, haiku, original poetry, poem, poetry, sleep, writing, Writing 101...
by Putting My Feet in the Dirt on Dec 9, 2015

Man of God…

  The strength of your heart shows in your demeanor The meaning behind your words always runs deeper A true man of God your spirit is contagious And by his love you’ve been made strong and courageous Your positive energy … Continue readi...
by Putting My Feet in the Dirt on Dec 8, 2015

I’ll meet you there…

I’ll meet you there under a splendid moonlit sky Where lightening bugs play And the clouds drift lazily by I’ll meet you there under the watchful eye Of the old spotted owl Who calls from a glen nearby I’ll meet … Continue reading →...
by Putting My Feet in the Dirt on Dec 7, 2015

Extending Grace

“Grace is the face of love when it meets imperfection.”  ~Scott Ridout I recently heard a sermon given by Scott Ridout.  I found what he was saying to be very thought provoking and so I wanted to share what he … Continue reading &...
by Putting My Feet in the Dirt on Nov 9, 2015

My Bubbly Baby

“People who say they sleep like a baby usually don’t have one.” ~Leo J. Burke For the Writing 101 class we were asked to share a quote and then write something below the quote.  I decided to share this video … Continue readin...
by Putting My Feet in the Dirt on Nov 8, 2015

The Silent Scream

  The forest was thick with the smell of pine and screech owls glided overhead. Patches of thick heavy fog hung low to the ground and left her feeling vulnerable. She was careful not to walk too fast, as she … Continue reading →...
by Putting My Feet in the Dirt on Nov 6, 2015

Ten things I’ve learned or realized in the last week…

Ten things I’ve learned or realized in the last week: 1. I need to switch to regular coffee instead of decaf, if I’m ever going to finish NaNoWriMo successfully. 2. Barometric pressure has a negative impact on my body and … Continue reading...
by Putting My Feet in the Dirt on Nov 4, 2015

The Secret

The Secret Part of her soul died that cold dark day And now she kept a tragic secret That would never go away She wondered for years what people would think Would they blame her For this terrible mistake? So … Continue reading →...
by Putting My Feet in the Dirt on Nov 4, 2015

I Write Because…

I Write Because… I write to… Explore hidden realms beyond my reach I write to… See the universe in a different light I write to… Free myself from the confines of this world I write to… Hear my imagination think … Conti...
by Putting My Feet in the Dirt on Nov 2, 2015

12 Reasons Why I Write

I write because I have too many thoughts and ideas flying around inside my head, and I don’t feel they are doing any good just staying put. I write because I want to help people and connect […]...
by The Planned Path on Sep 7, 2015

Just Released: New Blogging U. Ebooks

We're excited to add two new titles, Writing 101 and Writing 201, to our free ebook library.

Just Released: New Blogging U. Ebooks

We're excited to add two new titles, Writing 101 and Writing 201, to our free ebook library.
by Delaney's Rant on Nov 10, 2014

Writing 101 ~ Don’t Let Yourself Feel Old

My body is officially “old”—my mind is “middle-aged”—my heart is very young—my spirit, ageless…  When I write, I blend all these phases of life… When I edit, I’m constantly shooing away the...
by Notes from An Alien on Sep 16, 2014


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