Apocalypse – Christine E. Ray

the world burns wild chaotic flames licking at my heels melts amber encasing me drop by precious drop preferred armor for fragile sanity beginning to blur bubble fail primal scream growing deep in my gut barely suppressed I teeter one presidential tweet one revisionist headline one bigoted Facebook post away from bursting supernova simultaneously struck … Continue reading Apocalypse – Christine E. Ray

Brave and Reckless Call for Submissions – Sharing Our Truths: Finding Connection Through Writing And Art As We Process covid-19

I wrote earlier today about personal struggles I am having deciding what to post on Brave and Reckless during these uncertain times (While Rome Burns).  My very wise friend Georgiann Carlson at Rethinking Life reminded me that I am known for my writing/creativity prompts and that it would make sense for me to collect and publish writing … Continue reading Brave and Reckless Call for Submissions – Sharing Our Truths: Finding Connection Through Writing And Art As We Process covid-19

Brave and Reckless ‘I am more than breath and bone’ Creativity Prompt Challenge

One of my favorite Brave and Reckless writing challenges from 2017 was the phrase ‘I am more than breath and bone’.  This worthy prompt will serve as my April Creativity Challenge and I look forward to seeing what new pieces of writing or art it might inspire. The Rules Write or create an original piece … Continue reading Brave and Reckless ‘I am more than breath and bone’ Creativity Prompt Challenge

Throwback Friday: Song Of The Dead- Christine E. Ray

I have learned to carry my ghosts with reverence slip them gently into my coat pockets cradle them close to carotid pulse these most loyal of my companions lull to the steady beat of my survivor’s heart they are with me always unseen but not unfelt borrowing touches through my fingertips stolen glances through my … Continue reading Throwback Friday: Song Of The Dead- Christine E. Ray

Brave and Reckless Quickfire Creativity Prompt Challenge: ‘It’s The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)’

The song that has been playing in my head since the Corona Virus started hitting close to home is REM’s It’s The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine).  I have given up on trying to get it out of my head (pointless, apparently) and have decided to instead embrace … Continue reading Brave and Reckless Quickfire Creativity Prompt Challenge: ‘It’s The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)’