Archive for May, 2015


Dedicated to anyone who is missing a loved one who has passed on. 

by: Rebecca Taylor

Memories of you I hold on tight to

Every one that we ever had

Mundane as some may be

Orderly locked away in my mind

Ready to come out when I feel you in my heart

It isn’t goodbye

Every day apart doesn’t have to be an eternity

So long as I keep you within me.

Inspirational Writing Quotes

by: Rebecca Taylor

Where does inspiration come from? Inspiration can be found anywhere – media, from a friend or family member, it might be in the sunsets or in the flowers growing by the roadside, a book you read or a television show you watched. The truth is inspiration can be found in most anything especially when you are a writer, because so many things can spark a thought for setting, dialogue, plot or character development. Another good place to find inspiration, especially if you might be stuck on something is through quotes. Therefore I decided to find seven inspirational quotes. Today’s quotes all focus on the professional of writing, although some can apply to numerous life events.

I hope you enjoyed this brief piece and that inspiration finds you.

1.  “There are no laws for the novel. There never have been, nor can there ever be.”~ Doris Lessing

2. “A book is simply the container of an idea—like a bottle; what is inside the book is what matters.” ~ Angela Carter

3. “Fill your paper with the breathings of your heart”. ~ William Wordsworth

4. “A professional writer is an amateur who didn’t quit”.~Richard Bach

5. “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore, is not an act but a habit.” ~ Aristotle

6. “The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn.” ~ —Ralph Waldo Emerson

7. “Believe you can and you’re halfway there.” ~ Theodore Roosevelt


by: Rebecca Taylor

Open mind

Very exciting and frightening

Everything brand new

Reasons to explore new places

Weather so different

Happy to try new things

Extreme moments of missing home

Learning experience

Many curious moments

Incredible chance to meet new people

Not everyone can be so lucky

Great opportunity to explore others ways of doing things.

Bales of Hay

by: Rebecca Taylor

On a bright sunny day

Praying that rain stays away

I ride along on a tractor

Beside my father

The rustling of the wind against my face

Going to pick up bales of hay

You never know what you might see

Ducks on a pond or a raccoon in a tree

If you’re up early enough you can see the sunrise

Work late and you’ll see it set

There are many reasons why it’s great

To be along to pick up bales of hay.

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