Not my doing:

knowing exactly what to write, yet only as each word appears, as if everything is prearranged in order and my only role is to wait for its arrival. Patience is the true art, allowing words and theme to find me without effort of my own. Of course their is skill involved, creativity and imagination used to my advantage, there is effort applied with the tools that are available. But the words themselves, whatever inspiration is delivered…




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