The beautiful thing about gravitas is that if you embrace it, you can also let it go. "The best and worst moments of your life are just that. Moments. Keep going." -Yours Truly
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Literati! Donating to Kristy's campaign may have just started the ball rolling to save the world. Did you participate?
Our wonderful little bird is spreading her wings. Hope her husband doesn’t mind. We can all see it!
As part of our ongoing series interviewing writers , authors and poets in the AWwYP stable, we'd like to highlight Tiffany Vakilian. Read on about her practice of writing (and singing) and about what grounds finding your voice.
I am very into what the body has to say. It communicates just as clearly as a stop sign if you let it. I was in the shower once and as I was shaving I thought, "my violin of an armpit". It made me laugh to myself.
How do you see your not so celebrated parts? How do you celebrate what is taboo about your body? What does that even mean?
I don't want to be a dry soul. It's one of the things that drive me to be more honest, more TLA-transformative, more gravitas... and then Thorn comes and we laugh at how I can take it all too seriously. And then he lets me cry. And then he tells a pun, and we start the cycle again. A Word With You Press lets me be me, and I'm the better for it.
Literati! We are half-way through this month's contest. Here are a few thoughts to ponder, and an astounding offer you can't re-use!
I love you Tiffany... we all do.
So pleased that you, too, can get into ugly drawers and pretty panties! Here is how!
...to refrain from saying something stupid about her entry title...TOO LATE!-- but she KNOWS how I feel when all the ladies offer to submit! And here, she is doing it AGAIN! She is bored at work and pushing her own fruit through!
Ahh...Literati! Tiphany Vakilian is one of those who secretly pulls levers behind the curtain in the towers that are A Word with You Press. She does stuff you never see, for the express purpose of making whatever shirt I wear make me look thin, figuratively speaking (notice the trademark double entundra?) Thanks Tiph, for all that you do!