“Getting lost was not a matter of geography so much as identity, a passionate desire, even an urgent need, to become no one and anyone, to shake off the shackles that remind you who you are, who others think you are.”
― Rebecca Solnit, A Field Guide to Getting Lost
Rusty barbed wire lines these fields —
My favorite thing to do when I write is to throw a Spotify playlist onto shuffle and see what surfaces. My words are often inspired by music, and anyone who writes to music understands the power and passion that a serendipitous set of lyrics or chords can invoke.
Gravel dust behind the wheels – – Drifting like my mind into the rear view
Much of my day-job involves three to six-hour road trips–all completely music-filled. I keep my phone handy so I can speak my story ideas into the recorder as the song plays…
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