“Somebody had managed to take several fully loaded armoured vehicles and vanish them completely in a single night. From separate locations across the entirety of the city. All at the same time. At least according to the final transmissions from the tracking devices.”
“Time collapsed into incompatible moments, vanished in the anesthetic and in the shot that numbed my leg for 24 ambushed hours.”
Categories: Poetry & Prose, Writing • Tags: A Lycanthropy Reader: Werewolves in Western Culture, accident, amwriting, author, car accident, Charlotte F. Otten, health, poem, Poet, Poetry, Professor, recovery, resilience, walking again, writer, Yale
“I am consumed by desire. I intend to do what is right but action gives off smoke like fire. I would be harmless like the monk who will not handle a water gourd,…”
“I took the dust of a mahatma’s feet. She revealed what lives beyond any ordinary desire, beyond what can be measured—the counting of sandalwood beads or syllables,…”
“She said to me, In the Lord’s eyes men and women are equal. Before dawn rose, I knelt at the sacred fire, prayed and smeared ash in wild stripes across my forehead.”
“Ten thousand travelers make pilgrimage scatter ashes of the dead, float small lights in leaf boats—the arati of a loved one’s passing on, ashes to water and light into light.”
Set in the summer of 1949, the first woman intern at a southern state hospital faces ethical and professional problems when one of her patients is threatened with lobotomy.
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“Daniel Brummitt is a professional artist and media consultant from Detroit, Michigan. He’s a father of one young son, and the Founder of Philososaur Brand and Magazine. His vision is to create an avenue for artistic entrepreneurs that allows them to express themselves freely, without having to deal with any obstructive regulations and standards.”
SixEighty (@six_writing) is married to a wonderful woman whom he adores and is a father of two from West Midlands in the UK. And imagine our luck, he’s also a university student studying for his BA in Creative and Professional Writing!
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