Initiatory Process XII

Can you believe that we started this 3 month journey in March and it is almost June? Absolutely amazing! I believe the first question was would I survive an all Spanish Speaking/Writing creative writing course based in Madrid? I’m not quite sure yet. You would...

Manchild in the Land of Promise

Manchild in the Land of Promise Aldeo sat pensively across the tiny kitchen table, trying to identify the unfamiliar anxious smile deforming his mother’s lips. For much of his childhood Aldeo had served as a surrogate adult ear for her in between parades of transitory...

Hombrecito en la Tierra de las Promesas

Hombrecito en la Tierra de las Promesas Aldeo sentó pensativamente al lado opuesto de su madre en la mesa de la pequeña cocina. Trataba de identificar la sonrisa ansioso deformando los labios de su madre. Desde su juventud Aldeo la había servido a su madre como un...

Initiatory Process XI

So what should a person do when they can’t sleep. Hmmmm….. maybe finish their creative writing assignment. I’m a bit miffed with myself because last week I finished the assignment early and then forgot to turn it in. My name appeared on a list with a...

The Dancer

The Dancer by Baba the Storyteller Her fingers delicately traced invisible patterns in the air as she slowly turned in uninhibited, gentle circles. Poised on the toes of a single foot, she traced the outline of her leg with the other from the ankle, continuing up...