Kind of blue
I’m in love with you
Everything I do and
A universe in you so
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One of my characters seems to have started making a poetry chapbook; that was the last entry in the book so far.
Title inspo of course came from Miles Davis. One of my favourite albums:
(Miles Davis – Kind of Blue – from The Miles Davis Story)
Even those of us with ADD can watch that — it’s only 1 minute 42 seconds long. 🎉😉
Quotes from the clip: “…made in 1959… [Kind of Blue is] one of the most supremely lyrical albums of all time.” “It’s very very simple. Most of the pieces are just based on one or two scales… not a whole chord sequence.”
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18:58. NaNoWriMo, day 4
Yesterday afternoon’s writing session was bunk, except for that blog post which yielded wonderful gifts in the form of comments. Thank you Ellen, Rachel and Kim, for your help and/or encouragement!
This morning’s session was great. Got another 1500 words in before 07:00. Before writing, I’d already done calisthenics and yoga (10 minutes total, same as every other day — keeps me sane). Other mornings I’d been making an effort to be with my family more; putting off the writing till later; and honestly, it’s a tough balance because I’m a morning bird. My song sings in the morning. Night is okay too but a bird’s got to sleep. Afternoons are just not my best writing time.
After 07:00 I did the necessary tasks of the day (shcoo ——
dinner’s ready. I’m doing leftover pizza tonight. Kids are storming the table. One’s deliberately blocking my screen with his head to be funny and it’s hard to type. This post is 250 words, can I count it?
Sure. That makes for 1750 today, 9550 so far for the month. Novel ideas still swirling (as they have been for years, too many ideas, not too few); but seem to be arranging themselves into a spiral pattern. Galaxies…
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Image found via Pinterest but subject is Miles Davis, photographer is © Lee Friedlander, source is Erik Kim Photography: https://erickimphotography.com/blog/2013/03/29/10-lessons-lee-friedlander-has-taught-me-about-street-photography/
Nadine inhales & exhales words & images from current vantage point in Zone of Emptiness, France. Thank you for reading. ❤︎