Originals aren’t born, they are made, or perhaps better stated, they make themselves. They are not always dynamic, take-it-to-the-mat personalities. Originals learn the skills necessary to carry their invention, idea or concept from coulda, shoulda, woulda, to a revolutionary product, inspirational message, or life-altering concept.
Some tales have the charm of a scary story told around the camp fire while others cause an in-drawn breath of horror. De Aragon weaves historical fact into the narrative while calling attention to ritual and celebration based on a deep belief in the spiritual, the unexplained and the unknowable.
What the perfectly imperfect table did for me is help me remember that I’m not the sum of current circumstances; I am someone who knows that defeat is the end game only if I let it be.
Las Vegas Literary Salon will feature poet Kathleen Lujan and her new chapbook of poetry, Puddles of Years, Sunday, Aug. 23, 4-5 p.m. on Zoom. Get the Zoom link here. Lujan has carried her passion for the written word with her from childhood. It was… Continue Reading “Aug. 23 Lit Salon Features Poet”
Poet Kathleen Lujan has carried her passion for the written word with her from childhood. It was where she focused her education and career trajectory. Lujan has a Bachelor’s Degree in English and History, a Master’s Degree in American Studies (Southwest History and Literature)… Continue Reading “The Sublime Experience of Poetry”