Writing And Me

“Writing And Me” Posted November 1, 2012 by Billy Ray Chitwood Most people who write and those who wish to write likely know that the libraries of the world are comfortably stacked with the ‘how to’ of creative writing. Guess the thing for me is, I’ve got to do my own struggling, got to find […]

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The Restless Spirit

Under a pale blue morning sky a long plume of white misty cloud softly touches the Sea of Cortez, and I ponder the spirit of the restless. In fact, it is my own restless spirit that dictates this post, given energy by the ghosts from an Appalachian youth of mobility and uncertainty, by my own […]

“Portrait In Time”

“Portrait In Time”   Young man, do you not see me as once I might have been? Is it the wrinkle, the sagging skin Time laid upon me that you see? Once I stood, perhaps like you, with noble thoughts and dreams A new bright morning might bring.   Time wore me down with its […]

Hidden Within

Exploring the dimensions within myself! Inviting you along for the ride, should you care to come. Who knows? Maybe something useful can be gleaned. Some younger readers of this post will likely find no lucid relevance to their own lives but might gain some insight into the working of a mind still ticking away the […]

Enigma Of The Soul

How often do you use the word, ‘Soul?’ How often do you think about your ‘Soul?’ Mirriam-Webster defines ‘Soul’ as: 1. the immaterial essence, animating principle, or actuating cause of an individual life 2. a: the spiritual principle embodied in human beings, all rational and spiritual beings, or the universe So, that’s enough, right? The two […]

The Final Curtain1 by Billy Ray Chitwood

“The Final Curtain1”          I’ve always been a Frank Sinatra guy and “My Way” has accompanied me on many romantic adventures. “My Way” has been one of those ‘etchings’ to enjoy with someone special at the end of a candlelight and wine dinner, a song that can be parsed and qualified in so many ways…guess […]