Life is not a game or a competition. I think the best analogy I have heard is that it is a journey. And even that suggests a linear path that has not come to fruition in my own personal life. Life just is. But I like to think of things in terms of sports becauseContinue reading “Shoot the Ball, Part II. Learning to Lose.”
The truth is that Creativity straddles Crazy like a child playing hopscotch on a dark summer’s day. Come meet Creativity in this short story by Wilde!
As a teenager, I found endless energy for basketball. I remember spending countless days and evenings in hot gymnasiums with 10-12 other sweaty girls. We learned plays; we practiced motions, and we worked hard; then we slouched off, laughed and fought. Mostly, we played basketball. And some of us learned about life from some amazingContinue reading “Shoot the Ball. No Matter What.”
What does home mean? And what does it have to do with rising strong? It’s another edition of Meet the Curator.
Welcome back to the wacky stream-of-consciousness that is my thought process. Ha. I hope that you find your way to the end of this train and get ready to get lit with your favorite Herstun Writer! Get Lit: Texas Tales September has come and gone faster than I could have ever expected. Trying to juggleContinue reading “Let’s Get LiT. Happy October!”
Welcome back to a special interlude episode of 101.5 Wilde thoughts exclusively here on Herstun FM Readio. Once again, welcome to my mind. Companion Tracks – War Cry – Queen Naija & Revolution by Kirk Franklin Another experiment in my fractured thought. I love music. A lot of things I write are wound up inContinue reading “Meet the Curator. Tape A. Interlude. — My War Cry — feat. Queen Naija, Kirk Franklin, Zora Neale Hurston, & Ralph Ellison w/ a lil’ bit of Nikki Giovanni, Kobe Bryant, Freud, Marx, Amiri Baraka, 2chainz, & alexandrajay”
So. I didn’t have my first twitter account until I was officially 31 years old or like, maybe two weeks before. I was pretty set in my Facebook box and my IG life. Threw some Snap in here and there. But when I decided to start writing a book my friend told me that IContinue reading “Follow Friday — Strolling Twitterverse in the #MyWritingCommunity”
Meet the curator. Tape A. Side 1.
I am W. D. Herstun. The owner and curator of the site that is coming together before your eyes. It is an interesting place to join the journey. So. I’ll try to start you somewhere closer to the beginning.
Yeah, yeah this is my palace, champagne in my chalice.I got it all covered like a wedding bandWonderland, so my alias is Alice.1 [We gon’ start a motherfuckin’ pussy riot.Or we gon’ have to put ’em on a pussy diet.Look at that, I guarantee I got ’em quiet.Look at that, I guarantee they all inspired.]Continue reading “Django Jane — Janelle Monáe”