Fresh Out of Words

Portrait of the Artist as a Young Girl Woman – Age 31

When the things I wrote depressed me more than the things I wrote about, I stopped writing.  To call it writer’s block would be inaccurate–I had plenty to say.  But it seemed to all be the same words; remix after remix after remix of the same single–and not even a good single.

So I stopped.

I tried fiction, played with painting, walked the canal with my camera in hand a lot.  Because waiting it out had not worked up to this point, I decided to try busy.

Busy earned me my first appearance in an invitational art show, a couple of art contest awards, and kept me alive long enough to see that it could get better.

Busy, ice cream, and Jean Grae:

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