Twitter will sometimes pull the poet out of me. It’s such a mainstream source for disposable word vomit, but some Tweets really do carry a lot of substance. When you spit out a tweet into the thin air of social media, it may, if you’re lucky, get retweeted once or twice. It might even grab a few likes. Then, in the span of three seconds it’s gone.
However, today, I’m going to bring new life and purpose to some of my better (in my humble quirky opinion) tweets. I generally do love to tweet famous peoples’ quotes, but below, I’ve only listed tweets that I wrote. If I quote anyone else on a tweet, I make sure to cite who first said/wrote it. The words below are my own. I recycle so much plastic, why not recycle some of my words? Some of the tweets are silly; some are “wise,” and some are just my brain farting.
18 Sweet TweetsI think I was my parents' experiment. Click To Tweet Before you say yes, don't forget to think about saying no. Click To Tweet When it comes to the sliding glass doors, I think I'm my dog's slave. Click To Tweet Creativity is our highest power. Click To Tweet Sometimes you have to serve in order to lead. Click To Tweet #3wordstodefineyourself Nutty beach bum. Click To Tweet #my5wordromancenovel And they farted hearts forever... Click To Tweet
I’m so pleased to announce that three of my poems, “Slots,” “Scraping” and “Make a Decision” have been published in Barking Sycamores Literary Magazine Issue 13. Barking Sycamores is dedicated to neurodivergent literature and its craft. I’m so honored to be a part of this project. Barking Sycamores Issue 13
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