Marginal notes

Thursday, July 10, 2008

Marriage of Sun and Moon

A poem in NiteTide's blog ( ) reminded me of similar motiffs in Latvian folklore, I started searching and found quite an amazing myth, so I decided to share. It goes like this: once upon a time the Sun was married to the Moon. (The Sun is... Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, July 9, 2008

A Love Coded in a Rhyme

Wigopa and others got me thinking, since when I do not write poetry and why. Now I used to write poetry a lot, since I was 13 or so (I started writing with plays, and poetry came second, just with the first love). At that time, I was using blank verse as it was "easier" to do so; which is in fact... Sign in to see full entry.

An answer to Ciel's prompt

When we were small and life was more colourful (and it was, as our eyes were younger and we could see more; as well as hear things we cannot hear when aging - or so the scientists say) there was a certain romantic aura about fighting for your truth. All those books of honourable people who weren't... Sign in to see full entry.

Saturday, May 10, 2008

baths and tongues

Today, when walking with my 5years old son, we went along "cats' restaurant" (where locals feed stray cats), and my son spotted a nice cat on the street. "The cat has eaten at the restaurant and now is washing up," I said. "Yea, he's having a bath." "Actually, he isn't having a bath, he's having a... Sign in to see full entry.

Tuesday, April 1, 2008

On Writer's Block

It's a pretty convenient time to write about the writer's block since I'm having one myself right now. So this entry is also a note to myself & trying to figure out what to do:) So. If you have a so-called "writer's block", a complete inability to write what you intend to although you probably have... Sign in to see full entry.

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