Thursday, April 10, 2014

Creative Blocks

A   L   O   H   A  !
Bud, Budding, Blossoming,
Scattering. . .



" Henceforth 
I ask not 
good fortune. 
I myself am 
good fortune. "


Walt Whitman









" Hello Lamp post, 
watcha knowing?
I come to watch
your flowers growing
Looking for fun
and feeling Groovy "

Paul Simon


















" If you love 
the labour of your trade, 
apart from any 
question of success 
or fame, 
the gods have called you. "


Robert Louis Stevenson


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Like everyone else
I used to complain
of writer's block.

Now I understand:
creative work
takes the time
it needs,

IF you let it.

We can't push the river
or go against the flow.

[ calling it 'work ethic' ]

and truly birth the 
Real Thing
struggling to be
 born. *

I understand that
ALL 
important creative work
does not occur
at the keyboard,
easel, or view finder.


Life
is all the time
You Need.

                       Fondly, Cloudia

Join us in Comments,
even if you just look around.
You'll like the people 
who you meet there!

* "Words of truth ARE paradoxical"
Lao Tzu is right.

The art of writing
is the art of applying
your bottom
to the seat
in front of the Keyboard.

If you would BE a writer:
Write. Your life
(if you are lucky) 
will become a
writer's life.

" If you wish to be a writer; write! "

Epictetus, 
Born Year 55

11 comments:

TexWisGirl said...

like the lamp post pic and your lovely blooms and leaves.

Mama Zen said...

I love that dandy lion!

ayala said...

Gorgeous flowers...and yes there are times when we have blocks ...and life is all the time we need :)

ifthethunderdontgetya™³²®© said...

Spring is making me feel groovy, too!
~

Anonymous said...

Even though your photo is dandy, I still don't like the jillion dandelions in my yard. Must get a recipe for dandelion wine! DrumMajor

Elephant's Child said...

Gorgeous.

Karen S. said...

Feeling groovy is the way to be!

Brian Miller said...

writers block is a myth that i dont believe in.

and i make my own good fortune...smiles

aloha from va

William Kendall said...

Whitman was a wise man!

Adam said...

nice whitman quote

Teresa said...

I love the Paul Simon song... Feelin' groovy!! Great post.