Who I am and who I think I am changes as I deconstruct my identities, brick by brick. No longer
Even Writer comes down as the best and last most decorated brick. The many personas that are housed in this body finally learn to know each other, live together in harmony, become strong as they recover from previously undiscovered pain, are no longer disparate beings struggling to live alone in the dark.
It is when we no longer know who we are that we have the opportunity to truly be ourselves.
It is I.
I write because I am.
I write because I see the light at the end of the tunnel.
I write to become the light at the end of the tunnel.
My background is in British Lit --from Chaucer to Shaw -- so the list seemed much too long for an online bio. For very disturbing reasons Sybil has been in my home library since 1968. But nevertheless, here is a partial list in no particular order.
Anything by Raold Dahl
Bird by Bird ~ Anne LeMotte
J.K.Rowling: What was she thinking? with this Harry Potter series
Byron, Shelley, Keats.
Tennyson, Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Wm.Shakespeare, my hero
The Giver by Lois Lowry
Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
Ray Bradbury & Isaac Asimov
The 4 Agreements by don Miguel Ruiz
All of Douglas Adams
Lots of non-sci-fi too, which will come to me later.
thank you, juhi, i appreciate it!
Let's see, what led me to read your long-ago posted story...you commented on a story of mine not long after I joined Fictionaut. I randomly click around in here looking for fun stuff to read that everyone didn't just read, and since your name was there on my profile and clickable, I clicked. And then since you have posted a ton of stuff i LITERALLY closed my eyes and clicked again....and was rewarded. : )
Juhi, thank you again for your great words on Unpacking Sentences!
Ah Juhi, a goddess!
Thank you, Juhi, for reading and commenting on "Parabola Tango."
Thanks for reading and your comments, Juhi! Yeah, those homes, I don't know.
Thanks, Juhi! Glad "If Dogs Should Come" worked for you.
Thank you for your fav of "Bosch's Last Words." I always enjoy your comments, Juhi.
Thanks for your comment on Birth of a Tiger. I learn at the feet of all who are here - and that would include you and your stories.
Thanks, Juhi, for faving "Playing for Keeps." Glad you liked it!
Thank you for your lovely message! I love that here you can try on different voices and see if any fit :) Happy July 4th Weekend.
Thanks so much for your kind, kind comment on "Magritte," Juhi. I appreciate it very much.
Congrats on your new pup. I predict your life will be changed for the better. : )
And thanks for your kind words about my story, "Spring Ice."
I am so pleased you responded so strongly to Lake Chelan!
Thanks, Juhi, for your kind words about "The Meaning of Life." I enjoy reading your work as well.
Hello, Juhi! Thanks for directing me to your poetry. I'm the worst possible person to offer any kind of feedback or input on poetry, but I do enjoy reading it.
And... I am so pleased you like the internal rhymes on my story, X. I played with this a long time, putting it into lines of poetry, then rearranging it again, then back to verse, then this, finally. It was a live thing as I worked it, each story feeling like its own small story, yes. Thank you so much for your comment. It means a lot to me.
Hello Juhi, and thank you for your comment on my flag day challenge piece, X. I have just come to your stories and they are powerful and beautiful, a great way to start my day. "This is how they were found" leaves the images with me, the story and so many questions lingering, I had to fav it!
Hello, i love your bio. It reads like a prose poem... Thank you for your kind note on my story "Pet Loss".
Read this in your profile --- "I write because I see the light at the end of the tunnel.
I write to become the light at the end of the tunnel."
Welcome to the room! Hope you enjoy it tremendously.
A pleasure to meet you here, and through your work on fictionaut. Sunday Morning really affected me. That last line will linger in my head for a very long time.
Your concept of Sunday Morning - a series of poems - is wonderful. I've been working on my own series - called Things I Should Have Done - and it too seems to be about regret, longing, decisions made and unmade.
I look forward to reading more.
We are most honored to have you with us. Welcome.
Hi Juhi! I'm glad you're writing and I think you'll be inspired by this group.
Hello and welcome, Juhi!