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Literary Structures (A Poem)

By Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: I just love the thought of books being like structures we, as readers, get invited to explore.] A simple pen touched to a blank canvas page      can lay the foundation for a new chapter             in many textual lives—                        born from words to breathe                              upon each readingContinue reading “Literary Structures (A Poem)”

Oblivion Avenue (A Poem)

By Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: Inspired by a dream filled with ideas for characters and places just waiting for their chance to appear in fiction somewhere.] Along Oblivion Avenue           or so I have heard   ideas exist in a state between what might be                    and what might never have been         the road           Continue reading “Oblivion Avenue (A Poem)”

A Written Identity (A Poem)

By Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: Self-explanatory.] Through writing…     I discover an identity                             with a base of words                        used as a sturdy foundation            upon which to rest unknown possibilities Confronted by a canvas landscape          where I must both feel                                    and act                to organize ideas until they flow                         likeContinue reading “A Written Identity (A Poem)”

I Sat Down to Write… (A Poem)

By Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: Sometimes finding the time to write can be difficult, because life has a tendency to get hectic at the most unexpected or strangest moments. However, even the craziest day can offer story ideas or opportunities.] I sat down to write…       when a black kitten entered my room with           Continue reading “I Sat Down to Write… (A Poem)”