Chaos: The Birth of Tradition

Beloved memories forged in chaos

Lights Out on Christmas Eve

It's Christmas Eve and the power is out. I decided to spend a little time writing, but before I finished the piece I was working on on my laptop, the battery supplying power to the modem went out. No more wifi. I'm in the dark, in a rapidly cooling house. And there's no wifi. Far [...]

Inspiration. Randomized

I'm heading into work on the last day before the Christmas holidays and a much needed week's vacation and my mind is a whirl with thoughts about a million different things. Not necessarily incredibly important things. Just things. Like, why did Matchbox Twenty choose to put a 3 minute silence in the middle of their [...]

The Profound Silence of Creation

Wow. What a title. No pressure there.I was sitting on the train this morning, thinking about a conversation I recently had with a friend.We were discussing all the balls we have in the air, juggling our creative lives, including the desire for creative lives, and our workaday lives, and it came to me (as it [...]

Giant Leap into the Unknown

There were a lot of posts this week that spoke of the fact that, a year ago this week, March 1st to 7th, 2020, would be the last 'normal' week we would have for a while. The timing was off by a week or so, depending where in North America you were at the time, [...]

Written By Grimes: The Podcast

Hi Everyone! I am so grateful for your support over the years, especially when I decided to venture into poetry. I would like to take this opportunity to share some news. I have created an extension of this site over on Anchor.fm. I will be recording some of the poetry I have published here and [...]

For The Quiet – Bell Let’s Talk Day

Bell Let's Talk Day is today, January 28th, and I wanted to write a post to discuss a mental health issue close to me. This is from my Instagram post today... For The Quiet is quite a departure from the type of books I write, but it was something I needed to do. After struggling [...]