Life As An Art Form

Quips & Commentaries in Prose and Poetry

Photo by Alexander Lam @alxznder

Won and Done?

Avril Somerville (SomerEmpress)

Part of the answer to the question, How Free Exactly Do You Want to Be? lies in how vulnerable and authentic we are willing to be when and if we show up. We must know that all of our life experiences can be useful and instructive, much in the same way the words of our ancestors are for us now. What we write …

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Dance Woman, Dance

Avril Somerville (SomerEmpress)

Loving Saturday mornings when there’s coffee and sun showers filtering through old windows when it’s clean when there’s flow when I’m writing while the house is still, quiet. When age-old griots inspire and new-age poets remember we share our tales and stories make them tall and personal women writing remembering sharing flowing my ancestors dance inside me beckon me …

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