Posted December 13th, 2016 by Southwestern College & filed under Student & Alumni Stories, Wild Heart Gallery, Creativity & More.
Poem in Third person about your wildest love
A Boy & His Sketchbook
There once was a introverted boy, most people associated him with being shy, living in the projects. The boy didn’t have many friends; to be honest he didn’t like his fellow classmates. They were into sports, smoking/selling weed, and joining gangs. All…
Posted October 21st, 2016 by Beth Lykins & filed under Student & Alumni Stories, Consciousness & Mindfulness.
The writing group at SWC is a place where students, faculty, and staff can come together and share in a communal free-writing experience each Thursday at noon. Patterned after Natalie Goldberg's exercises, we start with a prompt of some sort and write for a few minutes, then, if we want, we share what we wrote.…
Posted June 14th, 2016 by Beth Lykins & filed under Student & Alumni Stories, Consciousness & Mindfulness.
Writing has quite simply saved my life. When I was 16, I was on the verge of ending my life when I received a letter informing me that my first short story and illustration had been accepted for publication. When I was 39, and had just suffered through the death of my life partner, writing…