Begin the song exactly where you are
call nothing common in the earth or air.
Malcolm Guite, The Singing Bowl
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Begin the song exactly where you are
Call nothing common in the earth or air.
Malcolm Guite, The Singing Bowl

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Annie’s writing can be found across various places on the web. To see some of her previous writing, please check out the links below

Contentment in the Clutter
Friends visit for rest and refreshment, not to check your housekeeping skills...
Previously published at www.thecultivatingproject.com, January 2020
 

The Renewal of Receiving
The best I could come up with is "God, clear my mind"...
Previously published at www.thecultivatingproject.com, April 2020
 
 

What Makes Us Human -Observations on the film
Blade Runner How can it not know what it is? - Rick Deckard, Blade Runner
Previously published in An Unexpected Journal - Science Fiction, Summer 2020

Gender, Not Sex: Presentation of Gender Roles in C.S. Lewis's Ransom Trilogy
Having abused and misconstrued the word “gender,” we moderns have succeeded in obscuring its meaning entirely...
Previously published in An Unexpected Journal - Science Fiction, Summer 2020
 

Finishing Well
Essay and sonnet inspired by Leaf by Niggle by J.R.R. Tolkien
There was once a little man called Niggle, who had a long journey to make...
Previously published in An Unexpected Journal - Tolkien Edition, Spring 2020
 

A Passage to Something Better
Essay on Death and Immortality based on Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien.
We cannot comprehend the importance of that passage into eternity...
Previously published in An Unexpected Journal - Tolkien Edition, Spring 2020

Hope in Dystopia - Sonnet
It was a bright, cold day in April and the clocks were striking thirteen.  George Orwell, 1984.
Previously published in An Unexpected Journal - Dystopia, Fall 2019.
 

In the Trenches: The Significance in Alt Rock
Music is a cultural bellwether that shows us trends and factors influencing the social condition…
Previously published in An Unexpected Journal – Film and Music, Summer 2019.

Awe - a sonnet on regaining a sense of wonder.
The smallest flower is a miracle when each day is approached with wonder.
Previously published in An Unexpected Journal - Imagination, Spring 2019.

The Power in Pain
I have been here before. This grief that crushes my soul like a black hole…
Previously published in An Unexpected Journal – Courage, Strength, and Hope, Fall 2018.

Creation, a sonnet
…From cell to sea You pull us to Yourself
Previously published in An Unexpected Journal – The Abolition of Man Edition, Spring 2018.
 

Red Truck
Our truck was colored crayon red...
Previously published at www.thecultivatingproject.com, Summer 2020
 

Fractured to Fullness
With each long-distance conversation, I enter into Dad's story...
Previously published at www.thecultivatingproject.com, Summer 2020