Haiku Today 2015.04.04 —


(Image credit: pawpaw67)

contents aglow,
when opened reveals
arcane glory


How do you get your blog face on?

I’d like to say I sit down to this with a plan every time, like one of those people who can plan a whole month’s worth of posts at a time, but the stark reality is that I’m always flying by the seat of my Captain America lounge pants. What’s worse is that I wedge it into the awkward, available moments — those moments when normal people feel free to bust out a book to keep from being bored, my mind is racing, groping for some conceptual thread that will map me through another blog post.

Recently, I find myself finishing at very late hours because that’s all the time I have, and so I’m then racing the clock, first to write and then to read, revise, and re-read, then revise again, and I’m looking at the clock every few minutes going “crap, I have X minutes to post.”

Only this isn’t about deadlines. The world isn’t all about deadlines, despite what they would have us believe; although it’s past midnight now, it’s still going to be April 4th for nearly four hours in Adak, Alaska.

I feel like chasing time is my second job, sometimes.

(Header image by Alan Levine)

One comment

Feel free to share your thoughts!

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s