Lillian here, your host today for dVerse Tuesday Poetics. I’m wondering how many bridges you’ve crossed in your lifetime? Come bridge with me. Create a poem that uses the word bridge in anyway you choose. ~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~ Funny you should ask. I'm a bridge builder you know? … Continue reading Rhythmbridge
My ERS training in Kuala Lumpur is complete and so now I am free to attend other workshops leading up to the conference in Port Dixon and beyond. A multitude of choices. A sumptuous feast of rhythmical proportions. I was about to get my fill. Djembe, my first love in the drum world. A … Continue reading Rhythm Heals Part 2
I have just written a BLOG over at Rhythmbridge about my recent trip to Malaysia for a conference entitled Rhythm Heals. Check it out. It's a good read 😉 Here at 'Scribbles' I am more inclined to prose and poetry so I will endeavour to capture the essence of my experience in another form. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ The … Continue reading Rhythm Heals: Part 1
Haibun Thinking This week I have gone with a 'Quote Prompt' late in the week and an apology to all group members for not getting round to reading your entries...crazy busy week about to get even busier...I may be Awol for a few days but will try and get round all the work at some … Continue reading At the Heart of the Matter
Ligo Haibun Challenge~ Quote Week Here are the two choices presented this week. 'If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading.' Lao Tzu 'Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.' Lao Tzu ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ The groove was strong. Late night drumming. No rules here. No leader. Twelve … Continue reading Where’s the one?
'This is my story' said the man whose father lay dying. 'This is my heart' he said as we found our own. Deep beneath the surface we searched for our truest self. Experiences, values and purpose combined to open the way. When we were, who we are, what we may be! Sitting with vulnerability allows … Continue reading Drum Circle Spirit
Daily Prompt: Impossibility by michelle w. on March 18, 2013 “Why, sometimes I’ve believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.” – the White Queen, Alice in Wonderland. What are the six impossible things you believe in? (If you can only manage one or two, that’s also okay.) Firstly, I don't do a great deal … Continue reading Imagine!
Daily Prompt: Fantasy by michelle w. on March 8, 2013 The Tooth Fairy (or Easter Bunny, or Santa Claus . . .) : a fun and harmless fiction, or a pointless justification for lying to children? Hands up who has seen the Tooth Fairy? Or Santa Claus? Or a Dragon? OK, hands down again. You kids! … Continue reading The whole tooth and nothing but the tooth.
It's Saturday morning and I am heading northwards to cross the border into Scotland. I arrive in time to catch up with some old friends and my fellow drummer but remain invisible to the workshop participants for whom I have agreed to drum. I am to be a 'Drum Spirit' at a Shamanic dance workshop. … Continue reading Heading North