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New blog site/Website

Hi all, and happy belated New Year!! I am excited to share with you that I have created my own website. It’s still a bit under construction, but the nuts and bolts of it have been completed. You can check it out at sarahgraceliu.com. I have also successfully migrated my blog at araenel.wordpress.com to sarahgraceliu.com/blog…

A Rambling Story Idea

Okay, this idea came to me, probably because Charles was watching these really interesting YouTube videos on Chinese characters and how ancient China actually believed in one god. For example, the character for “fortune” also means “blessed” and is comprised of “god, garden, man, and spirit” or something like that; I’m not sure I’ve gotten…

Pillow

So, I’m going to do this thing. This past year I read The Other Walk by Sven Birkerts, which is a book of random, thoughtful essays. In several of them, he happens upon an object, and he writes about his memories associated with that, and uses it as a tool to probe his inner thought…

Ksenia Anske

I almost can’t believe my fingers as I’m typing this. It has happened again! I read a book that inspired me so much, and hit me so hard that I had to contact the author to tell her so. That book was Irkadura by Ksenia Anske. I followed her Facebook, and I was completely enamored…

the paper chase

I’ve always had this nebulous goal in life to do something, anything, related to words. For a while I was buying old used books and reselling them on eBay. For me, it was enough. Searching through stacks of books, I felt at one with them. Finding one that had been sitting unrecognized for months and…

Poem 1

It’s day 3 of National Poetry Writing Month, but here is poem 1. Untitled so far, and in rough draft state as these all will be, more or less. The prompt was, “That it is not an emptiness. It is not a lack.” If you saw the blank way she turns her facetoward the bright…

National Poetry Writing Month

Once upon a time, I used to write poetry. And I was fairly good at it too, hey. So I’m doing National Poetry Writing Month. Here goes. Yesterday’s prompt was from a random generator. I’ll be back to post a poem. “That it is not an emptiness it is not a lack.”   Cheers!