first of all, thank you so much for the outpouring of sweetness about my last post.
i rediscovered this lacy vintage violet blouse in my closet. yes it was right where it should be in the purple section but somehow i've been overlooking it for a long while. then i noticed that when you're craving romance and drama at a powwow of poets, some victorian style flair might be called for.
we've been meeting to talk about poetry and literature and to share our own writings and inspirations.
we're a small group, but quite impassioned.
here's darin trying to look "scholarly." (?)
interestingly, we are people who already do hang out all the time, we just felt like we needed a specific forum for more philosophical, artistic, writerly concerns. otherwise it's just all fun and games.
skip, below left, is a new friend and writerly addition to our group.
stan, on the right, is reading a harrowing dream he recorded.
les in concentration. wine bottles. big thick journals. yellow legal pads. kevin with a grin.
me n my clipboard.
even woody was prepared.
we even made time for a rousing game of Balderdash which was addictively fun.
and we learned such amazing words as "ferticled." go look it up. it's cute.
i'm hoping this group motivates me to do some "real" writing on a much more regular basis.
we want to cough up some crazy creative vibes my friends.
some of our topics thus far have been: dreams, the night, bukowski, the Savage Detectives, john muir, christ, animals, the underworld, the elements.
i leave you with a quote from darin (well, from Leonard Cohen but slightly misquoted)
"Good poetry is merely the evidence of life."
outfit way up above...
ruffly lacy lavender blouse, thrifted many years ago
gunne skirt, thrifted gift from ryann up in walla walla
black tights, from marmy for christmas
brown platform sandals, thrifted $4
black necklace, gift brought back from mexico from sara
purple beaded necklace, made by addie
white feather earrings, made by em