Category Archives: Poetry and Thoughts

April 2014 – National Poetry Month

Every year, I’m challenged by my Twitterbean chingus to participate every April, where I write a poem a day for the entire month.

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WEEK ONE

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National Poetry Month – Week Three

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National Poetry Month – Week Two

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National Poetry Month – The First Seven

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What is your “Full House”?

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From I LOVE LEE TAE RI

Product placement is so prevalent in today’s Asian dramas that even meta references elicit only a slight chuckle.  Cars, jewelry, phones, couture, anything and everything you see can be purchased.

Except the real estate.

From humble hanoks, to the palatial Full House Take 2 mansion, the production teams strive to find unique locations to film the dramas that make us laugh, cry, and F-bomb.  I would love to be a location scout for almost any Asian film studio, just for the sheer ability to walk through and fondle the stonework of some beautiful and amazing architecture.  Which brings me to the heart of this blog, and a question for my readers:

If you could live in any house in any Asian drama, which house would it be?  Read the rest of this entry

Painting with colors of hurt

I hope the friend I wrote this for feels better soon! Read the rest of this entry

LJ Entry – “Amused Musings – The Craziness Behind My Fan Fiction”

As I sucked back my Grape / Diet Dr Pepper, I was e-thumbing through the blogging opttions on my fan-fiction. I casually glanced at the statistics, did a doubletake, and focused on them. Read the rest of this entry

LJ Entry – “My Life, Continued”

So The Prince fanfic is cranking along; after two weeks, I’m at 8700 words. According to the plot in my head, I’m not quite at the quarter-mark, but it’s a good time to start adding a little darkness to the story. Read the rest of this entry

LJ Entry – “Creating a Story From Scratch”

My brain feels a bit fried these days.  I recently took it upon myself to create a story / novella based on characters and ‘virtual’ friends found at a specific blog I frequent. Now into the first 5000 words, people from all over the world have read it (and are starring in it as well). Read the rest of this entry

LJ Entry – “Movie Haiku”

Haiku is one of my most favorite poetry forms.  Its short, to the point, and can pack a lot of amusement or sentiment – kind of like me!

Anyway, here’s collection of some of my original based on television shows, movies, and tropes. Doggerel?  Absolutely. Funny?  You be the judge. Read the rest of this entry