Scrapbook of My Heart

For a season, earlier in my life, songs seemed to ooze out of me. It wasn’t as if I could control the process. To be completely honest, the process actually controlled me. I would sense the gathering of energy inside, growing and pressing against my being from within – a captive seeking an escape route. […]

(Well) Versed

There’s just something about verse, you know? Poetry. Lyrics. They have the power to bypass the gatekeeper (the brain) and deliver their goods directly to the heart.  A song or poem, delivered at just the right time, has the potential to redirect our thoughts or the trajectory of our day. Verse stirs up – or […]