Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Fox Buddy and Can You Catch My Flow




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Why Write Poetry?
My first published poem was in my junior high school yearbook.  I titled it “A Rose is a Lovely Flower.” And it’s true because a rose is a lovely flower. Plus it also stood for love. But the use of the rose in the poem was analogy for people.
A rose is a flower. Though we’re human, like the flower, we all have our own distinct personalities. That makes us different. And like how the red rose stands for love, yellow for friendship, we as individuals stand for something too. Whether to others, ourselves or our personal beliefs.
The rose and William Shakespeare opened up a new train of thought in my early teen years. Questions about why we’re so different when we’re all human. When we’re all the same. Questions begging to be answered.
Did I know I’d seek the answer in a poem? No, I did not. But somehow I knew, that though I wouldn’t come close, writing poetry would set me on the path to finding it. An answer that couldn’t be explained or understood with other opinions alone.
And that’s what I’ve been doing ever since. Writing poetry to search for answers.
About the Author:
Ever since she was young, Lidy Wilks was often found completely submerged in the worlds of Dickens, Louisa May Alcott, Sweet Valley High and Nancy Drew. She later went on to earn a Bachelor degree in English with a concentration in Creative Writing, from Franklin Pierce University. Where she spent the next four years knee deep in fiction, poetry and creative non-fiction workshops.
Lidy is the author of Can You Catch My Flow? a poetry chapbook and is a member of Write by the Rails. She currently resides in Virginia with her husband and two children. And an anime, book and manga library, she’s looking to expand, one day adding an Asian drama DVD collection. Lidy continues her pursuit in writing more poetry collections and fantasy novels. All the while eating milk chocolate and sipping a glass of Cabernet. Or Riesling wine.

39 comments:

  1. They give each other so much love. Hugs, Valerie

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    1. UmHm. Actually, they domesticated much quicker than wolves in the studies that were done.

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  3. Intelligent creatures with a LOT of charm.

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  4. It's amazing what we are capable of when we "adopt" a "pet." Beautiful.

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    1. Yes, indeed:)
      How are you and Bleubeard today, Elizabeth?

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  5. Hi, dear Sandra!

    I never watch Fox and Friends, but I enjoyed watching Fox and Friend. :) It did my heart good to see that display of affection between man and fox and I thank you for sharing, dear friend!

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    1. Good word play there, Shady. My pleasure. That little guy sure enjoyed his human didn't he?

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  6. How wonderful! Thank you for the smile this morning. :)

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    1. My pleasure:)
      Have a great day, Christine.

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    1. Oh dear. I'm not sure how good he would be for Ink.

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  8. One happy fox and owner indeed

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  9. Yes they are:)
    Happy Monday, Pat.

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  10. total lee awesum moovee...we gived it 984 paws UP !!! manee thanx for sharin ♥♥♥

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  11. It is a pity foxes are such a terrible pest, here anyway, as they are quite cute.

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    1. Hi Andrew,
      They sure can be, but I find them fascinating little creatures.

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  12. Never thought a fox can be so cute. Always thought they were, well, sly foxes. Watched way too many Disney movies growing up.
    Thanks for having me on your blog today Sandra!

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    1. My pleasure, Lidy:) Wishing you much success.

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  13. Writing poetry can be a salve to the soul...

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    1. Well said. Poetry is the chicken soup for the soul.

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  14. I liked the video of the fox and man. We don't have foxes in Tasmania.

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    1. We have some in our area but never see them. We have many more coyotes.

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  15. Poetry is a deep expression of one's heart. I love the fox...always did and to see this just made my heart smile.

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    1. You are definitely write about the poetry, Birgit.
      I had the the same reaction to the fox:)

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    2. So true Birgit. Which is why poetry is therapeutic because it'll lead the writer unto a journey of introspection.

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  16. I find your comments on how we're all human very poignant. Why do people feel the need to be so divisive? I love poetry, as it usually stems from deep emotion in a single moment of inspiration and captures that rarity on paper, with words.

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    1. Thank you Steven. Yes, often we let our differences keep us apart. Instead of recognizing our similarities and trying to open bridges of communication.

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  17. So cute!!! Awwwww!!!! Beautiful poetry!

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  18. I enjoyed reading why she writes poetry!

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    1. Thanks again Magic. I'm glad you enjoyed it.

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