On The Move…

There’s a bit of dust up ahead for the Daily Creative Writer…I’ll be spending the next few days amongst boxes and U-haul trucks, repeating Garrison Keillor‘s mantra that “nothing bad ever happens to a writer, it’s all material.” In the meantime – here’s a poem based on some recent “material.” Private Validations Cowards hiding behind […]

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Buzzing past the caution tape.

By Elizabeth Cutright © 2012 The Daily Creative Writer Well then…there ya go. Lately I’ve been writing a lot about the need to respect the value of solitude and downtime. I’ve also talked about how there’ve been times when life’s taken matters into its own hands, like the flu that always manages to sideline me […]

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Stealing Time and Mining Material

Memory Triggers By Elizabeth Cutright © 2012 The Daily Creative Writer The scent of fallen pine needles cooking under a summer sun. Stretching my hands up over my head on a lazy Sunday morning. The guitar riff in Chris Isaak’s “Graduation Day.” These are some of my memory triggers – benign and, perhaps, banal little […]

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Grasping for Substance

Poetry from the every day. By Elizabeth Cutright © 2012 The Daily Creative Writer Mania and misplaced energy abound today – so much to do and so little time to get it all done. It’s been difficult to carve out some space to think, let alone write. And so I used one of the oldest […]

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Finally…vacation

By Elizabeth Cutright © 2012 The Daily Creative Writer Enjoying some time off, but still carving out moments to write. This came into my head while I swayed in a wooden rocking chair, it’s brightly colored slats faded by the seasons. The chair’s gate was a bit wobbly as I pushed myself up and down […]

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