Month: March 2015

Timmy

By Patricia White

We certainly cannot remember everyone we meet. But there are one or two who haunt our dreams in the sense that, even if we don’t see them or speak to them for years, they permeate our unconscious because they have made an indelible mark on our souls.

Tim Rinaldi is one of those people.

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About Patricia White

Patricia White is a New York based poet, playwright, and full time high school English teacher. Her extensive repertoire, which embraces art forms ranging from prose to songwriting, video production, sketch comedy, children’s literature, and more is as impressive as it is diverse. White’s style is both passionate and mellow, a paradoxical blending that lends a uniquely refreshing perspective to her work.

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Songs For a Lonely Moon

By Robert Leo Newton

I have known Travis Calhoun for nearly all of my performing career. I met Travis, who performs under the moniker Afterlife, outside Cafe 22, a local haunt in Buffalo, Minnesota, where the local teen bands could play. Over the years I have collaborated with him on various musical projects, spent long nights philosophizing, and watched him in the midst of his creative endeavors.

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Am I The Only One Who Is Tired of Hearing This?

Lately, I have been experiencing a particularly pernicious case of writer’s block, so I decided to write about it. Odd how that works, isn’t it? The first thing that came to my mind was how difficult, perhaps even impossible, it would be to put something on paper with which I would be satisfied. “I can’t do that.”

It occurred to me, however, that maybe—just maybe, there was a more useful perspective I could take. A mental trick I could perform on myself to shift my thinking. Instead of “I can’t do that,” I added a word and made a few other adjustments. The result: “How can I do that?”

It sounded great in my head, and it even looked good when I jotted it down. So, I began to write about it.

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