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I will cease to operate on My Poetic Side, as I no longer have time to manage that space. However, I do plan to stay on Medium for the foreseeable future. All other social media platforms remain in effect until further notice. Now for the big announcement: my first poetry book will be… Continue reading Lit. Update: Social Platforms and Poetry Announcement!
First installment of the mini series “The Challenging Reality” on Superlative Deviation.
Recently, I have been furthering my understanding of vegan and cruelty-free topics – specifically with regards to clothing, textiles, and manufacturing. As someone who never conformed to what most people saw as a normal diet and was considered by many to be vegetarian before it was “cool”, I was thrilled to see the huge selection of food items, personal care products, and clothing that suddenly became vegan-friendly. However, the key word is “suddenly”.
This post will focus primarily on research I’ve been doing and questions I’ve been asking about the vegan leather industry. These questions were prompted by necessary changes to my wardrobe, mainly in the shoe category. Because I am a person who walks almost everywhere, I’m very practical when it comes to footwear. Arch support issues, toe shape, and personal style makes me almost impossible to fit. When I need new shoes (which is almost all the time)…
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It is what you make of it. The images of mind. It is the limits of your soul In boundless space and time. It is the darkness or the light. The strangeness and the learning. The opportunities you missed, Distracted on the journey... The hearts you healed, the hearts you broke. The lightness and the… Continue reading Excerpt (Poetry) : “There Is a Sweet Hereafter”
I'm happy to report I've received my first rejection for the cozy mystery! Now, you're probably wondering why rejection would make me happy. Firstly, it's part of the job. If you are going to be an author and work in the publishing arena, then you have to be comfortable with rejection. This is not… Continue reading Announcement / Lit. Update, and Coming Soon!
Revisions on poetry pieces are under way! I've chosen the basic arrangement and exactly which poems will be in this manuscript. I'm very happy with how it's shaping up and might begin releasing a few excerpts sometime next month. I have been working on furthering my education in the publishing field and will be sharing… Continue reading Lit. Update, etc.
Prayers of those who fight from the trenches Rescued on wings invisible And propelled forward with blinding speed Infinite creation bands together in a single voice Songs sung since ancient times Enemy of the darkness which seeks to claim our souls Poetry Copyright © 2021 by Ena Whiteraven All rights reserved. Image: found online photographer… Continue reading “Praise” – Poetry
A moving picture postcard, animated scenery, and dramas taken from the pages of a scripted comedy. What is it you see? Just what you expect: Material from Vaudeville and conveniences that lack All purpose, life, and passion - Set designs so cold and wooden. Who is there behind it? Who has fed the Beast? Who… Continue reading “Free-will (and Other Lies)” – Poetry
No blind infatuation nor momentary thrill Can touch the steadfast heart, The loyal truth that pulses To a starry drumming of infinite rhythm. Nothing can restrain it! Human words are meaningless, Falling on deaf ears that only seek the guidance of Heaven. A group of souls united In the exploration of worlds, They are the… Continue reading “Love” – Poetry