Lobsterbird Accepts a Liebster Award!

Lobsterbird Accepts a Liebster Award!

i have been nominated for a Liebster Award! on my birthday of this past year, Lloyd Ann Caston nominated me for a Liebster Award—what a gift! i’m kind of funny when it comes to presents and have been this way ever since i was a child: i keep them around for a...

Serially Found (Part 2 of Serially Lost)

for Part One of this series visit: Serially Lost (Part 1)   Serially Found Jan realized she needed to get out of there—quick. She was starting to seriously lose it. Jesus always does save, doesn’t he? Jan joked to herself, feeling grateful for the intuition no...
Ignorance, Bliss, and Where We Go from There.

Ignorance, Bliss, and Where We Go from There.

“Hey, Sally?” “Ya, Phil?” “It’s really nice out, isn’t it?” “It really is. I love our Wednesday Daytime Duck Dates.” “Me too. I could just glide around with you like this everyday.” Their little orange flippers turn them around so they are facing each other, swimming...
Give and Take

Give and Take

“I’m Red,” she says, feeling a little thick-skinned and not really wanting to engage. “I’m kind of red too,” he counters, hoping to find common ground. “You’re not red. You’re kind of yellow.” “What! I am not yellow. I’m more bold!” “Well you’re definitely not red,”...

Who Was It?

In the end, i believe it was god. But before, i knew it was you— the same tricks and traps scrawling prose imagery out the wazoo. Upon second thought, that was my mind wandering aimlessly instead of reading mindfully so that In the beginning, there was never a need to...

Serially Lost (Part 1)

This morning, at 8:02AM, Jan woke up and decided she didn’t want to live anymore. She looked around her childhood room, although different than it was growing up, still simmered in the memories of her jaded past. The Crayola green and blue and white polka-dotted...

Commit to a Writing Practice

Today’s Prompt: Write about the three most important songs in your life — what do they mean to you? Three important songs…Mozart? Gerald’s music? definitely something by David Bowie hmmmmmmm…it’s hard to think and write at the same time…Queen, definitely Queen’s...

A Room with a View

Today’s Prompt: If you could zoom through space in the speed of light, what place would you go to right now? When I was little and people asked the classic question, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” my answer was, “A veterinarian or marine biologist....

Unlock the Mind

exercise: Today, take twenty minutes to free write. And don’t think about what you’ll write. Just write. note: i write with a pen and paper and then transcribe. i tried to stay as true as possible to the handwritten “formatting.”   here i go...