Life is much harder than it looksThey don’t teach you this in the books I’m starting to think that they are crooks Cuz I’ve looked in every corner, in every nook And never have I found something that so deeply shook My very essence, my very reality The secret of living, of embracing me For … Continue reading Life Lies, Truth Lies
Really this may as well just be the title of my blog site, y'all. This comes up so much for me, if but indirectly. Usually it's pretty direct though. I just ordered oak tag on Amazon. I had flashbacks of doing a book report in 5th grade. But this ain't no book report. This is … Continue reading Why School Kills Creativity Part 3
I have yet to watch the highly-regarding Ted Talk on this topic by Sir Ken Robinson. But this very question evokes so much for me. I have often wondered if I would have started writing if my dad didn't die when I was 21. If I would have blossomed creatively in my 20s, had this … Continue reading Does School Kill Creativity?
There is an ongoing conversation regarding the detriment of cutting art and music from schools. I have another reason to add to this: Not only do art and music expand our overall intelligence and appreciation for the world, but they can be crucial outlets for mental health. Speaking for myself, along with writing, I have … Continue reading TBT: The Healing Power of Teaching Art and Music in School