Creative Drive Podcast #36: Smoothing Out the Wrinkles by Samantha Terrell

Hello there, Today it’s a pleasure to bring you “Smoothing Out the Wrinkles” a poem by Samantha Terrell. Samantha Terrell is an American poet raised in the Midwest, whose work emphasizes emotional integrity and social justice. Her work has been published in Dove Tales by Writing for Peace, Ebola chapbook (West Chester University), Poetry Quarterly…

Madd’s Picks: Stephen King’s IT

The novel “It” by Stephen King has been lauded for three decades as a horror masterpiece.  Due to my age, I came to “It” quite late, only first reading it in my late 20’s; however, I had become well-acquainted with Stephen King as an author, by that point.  Even so, I found “It” went well…

OKA42 – Jeffrey Epstein Doc, Lovebirds, The History of Corpse Medicine

Happy birthday, America. Sorry COVID made the party so lame. Anyway here’s the latest episode of Our Kid’s Asleep! Hi friends, Wow, a lot to unpack! Much wow. We go all out on the following: Jeffrey Epstein’s Filty Rich Documentary on Netflix! Lovebirds, an action romance flick! The History of Corpse Medicine, an amazing new…

Status Report 7.19.20

So here’s the latest from the working class creative who wants to find more time and progress: The Master List is Working! (Back in Mid-May, I wrote down all the projects I have been postponing, and decided to tackle them one at a time!) It’s early. Very early. But I am sort of astonished that…

7.13.20 – Childrens Book Breakthrough + Poetry Collection Complete!

Overcoming a broken outline after you’ve done a few drafts… Hi people! I wanted to breakdown a massive breakthrough I had while writing the third draft of my children’s book from scratch once again. I talk to myself about the method I used to solve the problem when the previous versions were completely void of…

CD34 – The Time We Had by Susana Ramirez

Big show today! We’re back in business featuring a personal essay in dramatic form! The Time We Had, by Susana Ramirez. Susana Ramirez is a wife and mother of two. She is the Founder of Save The Sharks, a South Florida non-profit organization working to promote healthier shark populations through education, research and outreach. Susana…

some grief poems appear en español.

All of us go Suddenly and thorned When the favors end do not cry, when we are absent at the table — Fine Danube, and how far, from my humble colors, how is it that these directions we have arrived to, and already far along, resentful? If I was barely saying goodbye? -j

Long Weekend!

I have a five day weekend. So it’s time to catch up on stuff! The time to be creative has begun! The Poetry Manuscript is complete, just need to design the cover and the paperback version will be uploaded soon! I hear the Kindle versions are kind of a pain, so I’m bracing for impact….