The Meditations Of My Mind And The Metaphors Of My Heart.

New Series: Writing Through Pain And Grief. #2

I’ve attended a writers workshop in February of 2020 entitled Finish Your Book Already by Ashley Graham. During the workshop, is where I learned to use metaphors as a writing prompt. Since then, creating metaphors has become my nightly ritual where I roll the dice, formulate my thoughts based upon the words chosen, and create metaphors from my life circumstances which is therapeutic. The metaphors below were written in the year 2020 before and after my mom’s cancer diagnosis.

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Your Destiny Lives Inside Your Hearts Desire.

When Your Plans Fail Yet The Outcome Remains The Same.

In the year 2010, I enrolled in The Writer’s Institute Of Children’s Literature. The online writing course filled my heart with so much joy. I learned so much about children’s literature. Completing my assignments was a breeze. I felt like I was beginning to move in the right direction because I’ve always wanted to become a writer. But after seven months, all that comes to a screeching halt! My dream was placed on the back burner because I could no longer afford the writing classes. I had to do what was necessary to stabilize my circumstances financially. I can remember during that time, my future seemed so far away. My conditions seem so much bigger than my goals, I really couldn’t see past my circumstances. So for an extended period of time, I felt stuck. And in feeling stuck, I became extremely depressed. Continue reading