Play and prepare, Squirrel whispered. If you must linger, let it be in the Listening. If you must hoard, grasp this truth:
There is nothing here, so give it all away. Balance.
Can we get high and go a little deeper?
Writing can be painful. The pen’s tip pierces the thin veil of the stories we tell ourselves and others to hide our wounds. Yet, this piercing allows new breath into old corridors. And even as the new light makes us wince, insight and awareness also await.
Flowskool morphs in to an intergenerational creative experience as children, elders and those in between gather to play, create, and help each other see things from a different vista.
STILL FLOWIN Creative Writing for Encores is a spoken wordshop I customized for Seniors and facilitated at the Inglewood Senior Center.