Music: Ruby Tuesday by The Rolling Stones

A friend of mine told me once, “You are such a Margot,” as in the character, Margot Tenenbaum of the Wes Anderson film, The Royal Tenenbaums. Yeah. I can see that. Bit of soundtrack trivia, while “Ruby Tuesday” features in the film, The Rolling Stones did not allow for the song’s official use in the…

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Vote

If you haven’t seen the pressure we’re under as a nation, you haven’t been paying attention. Regardless of your particular side of the fence…vote. Early Voting (Texas) October 13th-30th.Election Day, November 3rd. Christina “Turned away from it all like a blind manSat on a fence but it don’t workKeep coming up with love but it’s…

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Writer’s Lift Wednesday #34

This is a writersliftwednesday blog, sharing the works of fellow writers, poets, artists and persons random. All re-blogs will be linked appropriately to their authors and creators. Writing is no easy calling and nothing easy was ever worth doing. Support each other by sharing, liking and commenting. (1) feeling a yearning for ecstasy / just…

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Back-to-School

This post was not planned, it was inspired. I reached the height of my personal stress yesterday, October 11th, knowing the next day my daughter was going back to in-person school. It has been on my to-do list to make over my daughter’s room from “little kid” to the much awaited “big-girl” room I had…

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silent napalm (a photograph)

I don’t know anything about photography. I was intentionally trying out new shots for filming this week but what I did not intend was for this moment to be captured. My phone is in my hand and I had just received an email. I am reading something upsetting. Moments later, I cry. I am getting…

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Music: You Belong To Me by Cat Pierce

MUSIC is a segment that features a song that’s caught my brain. Some new to me, some known to me, all brilliant. A subscriber on my YouTube channel recommended this song, “You Belong To Me,” the very anthem of the Scorpion experience in intimacy. Beautiful, haunting, intense. Made me smile. Lips burrow so deep, give…

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Music: Eclipse, Hans Zimmer (orig. by Pink Floyd)

Tentatively, I am getting back out there into society. Just expanding a bit beyond non-essential businesses (some restaurants, coffee haunts, that kind of thing). All necessary precautions in place, respectively. That being said, I just saw my first movie since Parasite (cannot recommend enough) and it was an interesting experience. I saw the new Christopher…

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dark mare, run (a poem)

dark mare, rundo not waversight on the horizonnight does not disturbcoldness you cannot obligefools stagnate, wallow in prideeyes on the risedark mare, run Christina Schmidt, MAarmedwithcoffee.com “Every word has consequences. Every silence, too.” ~ Jean Paul Sartre, Selected Essays

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Writer’s Lift Wednesday #32

This is a writersliftwednesday blog, sharing the works of fellow writers, poets, artists and persons random. All re-blogs will be linked appropriately to their authors and creators. Writing is no easy calling and nothing easy was ever worth doing. Support each other by sharing, liking and commenting. (1) “And my eyes. / My eyes take…

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Q&A: September 2020

Like always, these are incredibly fun. Thank you so much for your support, your questions, and your comments, by all means continue to send them. I never know when I’m going to do a Q&A so feel free to hit that Contact page! Timestamps below. TIMESTAMPS Intro 0:001. will you Writer’s Lift me? 1:142. publication…

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Shibari (an erotic poem)

shibari: the act of tying, binding or weaving a human subject. Shibari is artistic in nature (specifically, live art) although may be used as a form of BDSM or kink practice. Shibari does not assume the meaning of sexual bondage outside of BDSM circles. featured image by Iza Viola Photography: Shibari Art, Sacred Feminine Free from the…

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Writer’s Lift Wednesday #33

This is a writersliftwednesday blog, sharing the works of fellow writers, poets, artists and persons random. All re-blogs will be linked appropriately to their authors and creators. Writing is no easy calling and nothing easy was ever worth doing. Support each other by sharing, liking and commenting. (1) Just one this week, the only one,…

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