~I only believe in fire. Life. Fire. Being myself on fire I set
others on fire. Never death. Fire and life. Les Jeux~Anais Nin
What turns you on?
I’m not talking about sex here, Freaks.
Although I am talking about an organism inside your mind.
I’m talking about that RUSH.
That indescribable, undeniable rush of bliss. That thing that makes you
breathe a little deeper, exhale a little
longer, and say ahhhhh.
That heat that travels from the top of your scalp surging to the base of your painted
Something Hot. Something exhilarating.
No. Not a hot flash.
Something like a wild fire heating your brain and organs and
From the inside out.
From the outside in.
You suddenly belong.
You’re finally understood.
Liberated, in a way. You are heard.
A quote. A kick ass book. Light seeping thru shadows. Poetry pouring deeply inside your blood
stream. A story of redemption. A story of freedom. The soft purr of a cat. God
whispering your name.
Think about it.
Here are 13 things
that burn burn burn me up.
1. This scene from Dead Poet\’s Society: O’Captain
my Captain I love the idea
of somebody speaking up, even if he/she
is the only one. I have watched this
film about, um, a million times. This clip burns me up inside.
by Sylvia Plath. I was thirteen
the first time I read this book. I had
no idea what I was reading, but I did
know one thing, Plath was talking about me.
4. Li Young Lee
turns me on because his words saturate into my inner core.
5. Mercy Adhiambo
Once she was lost … Now she
6. I get turned on when I get to attend my friends’ book signings.
This is Sweet Joe’s BOOK xx btw, I dig that shirt, Dear.
7 I cannot watch
This Clip without getting goose-goose-goose bumps. EMPOWERING. Lifts me up. Makes me want to change the world.
8. My sister, Kay,
sets me on fire.
9. I kind of dig writing sexy poetry sometimes. Are you shocked?
10 This Prayer: Psalm 23, The Lord is my
prayed this every. single. night.
since Kay’s Murder. I have walked thru the shadow of death and sometimes, just sometimes, I have walked out to the other side.
11. Elizabeth Berg turns me on. She is my Hot Fudge Sundae Author, which means… I can taste her words afterwards and AaaaLWAYS want More.
12. Daddy. My Greatest Mentor. Didn’t you know?
My 2 Loves.
13. I was ready for this. This life class changed my life. Powerful. Click Here WOW. (yes, I meant “wow.” )
—Dear, Reader, What Turns You On?