Archive for July, 2008

Let it Flow

July 6th, 2008

What I call ‘Stream of Consciousness’, also known as ‘Automatic Writing’, is when you write non-stop for a given period of time. The idea is to literally write each idea as it comes into your head, not stopping to alter or control anything that comes onto the page. For me, the results are often extraordinary. […]

Shamanic Wandering

July 5th, 2008

Shadows fall on the ground Draw dark lines Across the children’s faces Like tribal markings of holy men Who crouch over a fire Stirring worries And thick magic Into a spewing bubbling pool Of liquid lava. Their eyes flash like fireflies In the darkness And draw out the spirits of the dead From the leaf […]