Hi there and welcome to this week’s Lez Liberty Lit!
Discipline is part of creation. As poet Naomi Shihab Nye says:
“The more any of us writes, the more our words will “come to us.” If we trust in the words and their own mysterious relationship with one another, they will help us find things out… Consider the pleasure we feel when we go to a beach. The broad beach, the bigger air, the endless swish of movement and backdrop of sound. We feel uplifted, exhilarated. Writing regularly can help us feel that way too.”
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Let teens tell you what to read.
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This woman reads 150 books a month.
Mirrors don’t tell the whole story.
It’s okay to be rejected.
How do you transcend fear?
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