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Crickets

Inspiration can be elusive. There are phases in life when you have so much to express you don’t know where to begin. Then there are those times when you want so badly to say something, yet nothing comes. Crickets.

I have been hearing a lot of crickets lately. It is frustrating! The lack of ideas causes uncertainty, not to mention feelings of failure.

Of course, I have been here before. Many times. There is always a way out and that exit becomes clearer once I stop resisting.

On the upside, the crickets compel me to look outside myself. Depleted of ideas, I seek out replenishment.

I open myself up to what others are saying. Art, movies, theatre, poetry, strangers in conversation. Oh, the things I’ve seen and heard. Glorious and life affirming. Read more