The Middle Zone

Waiting in the unknown in the middle zone not seeing just holding on to what was spoken a token of hope, pressing into your palm imprinting it’s pattern to your skin reminding you again and again that this is the wait and not the end Waiting because it’s all you can do waiting bringing questions…

Nonchalant

  Sitting in a local cafe remind myself that part of my deepening in 2019 is to write more. Yet often the words come faster than the ink can flow, so I capture the words in part on my phone. Often they are sleepy as the inpiration unearths itself around midnight and I can’t sleep…

Embrace

She looks around the room, everything is a mess and the to-do list still has empty boxes waiting for their tick. “Is this worth the time? I have so much to get done.” She takes a peek at her app, today’s reading, a quick scan. This doesn’t feel right, it’s like popping my head around…

Rubiks Cube

“my brain is the sort that at the mention of an idea, an event, or a problem; creates a thousand possibilities in a moment. Yet it is too fearful to pick even one and so I waver” Recently I was talking to a friend, another creative, who is often able to see what I am…

Faith & Creative Writing

As part of a series on creativity in our church. I was asked to speak on using creative writing in worship. I opened with this spoken word. Good morning, today I have been asked to speak on using words creatively to worship. There is so much I want to say which I won’t; so I…

Today I am…

Creative Writing: Today I am
Anticipating
Mildly excited
And aware the caffeine has not yet
made its way to my mind

Lights

I’m in post-show slump house is a mess props and script are still in their spot by the door I feel like they belong there now and I have this alter-ego that now needs not to speak again words that won’t make sense anymore phrases that need to be unremembered people I won’t see three evenings…