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About Trisha Sugarek
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Bloggers PhotoAuthor, playwright, and poet, Trisha Sugarek has been writing for four decades.
She has enjoyed a thirty year career in theatre as an actor and director. Originally from Seattle, she has worked in theatres from coast to coast and her plays have been produced across this country and abroad.

She expanded her body of work, as a playwright, to include seven novels, two books of poetry, a group of children’s books and forty five stage plays. Her newest project is a murder mystery series: The World of Murder.
Available in paperback, e-Books and Audio books.

A few years ago Trisha traveled to Argentina to teach master classes on writing at a University outside of Cordoba. Her host professors are writing a book on learning English through action, using parts of Trisha’s writing.

Her web site is dedicated to the art of writing. Her blog appears two or three times a week and offers advice, encouragement and support to other writers.
Trisha’s plays and books can be found on her web site at: Trisha lives in Savannah, Georgia with her two golden retrievers, Rocky and Gus and her cat, Fiona.

Points of interest:

In March 2014 her stage play “Emma and the Lost Unicorn” was produced at the Villagers Playhouse in Somerset, NJ.

In June 2014, Moezart Productions in Phoenix, AZ will produce her children’s play, “Stanley, the Stalwart Dragon”.

Charlie and I are back...with our Poetry (Charles Bukowski)

Blog Posted:8/10/2014 8:51:00 AM

It's Charles Bukowski month!!! No secret.  I am obsessed with the guy's raw, tell it like it is, writing.  So here's a work of his and a work of mine.  I'm fully aware that my scribbles should not be on the same page or in the same room as this great writer.......(so please don't write me) I am just sharing a frame of mind.  I believe that if you lay down with dogs you get fleas.  If you read great writers, just maybe some of their brilliance will rub off or teach you something.

Try your hand;  there are no fast and hard rules to poetry least none that I pay attention to.  (and I'm in good company with this sentiment)  It's far more important that you write your thoughts down.  Bukowski believed that too.  He couldn't have cared less what his critics pentameter?  no rhyme?    So What!!??


Apocalypse ©

The whale sings
and I weep,

The world groans
and I ache,

The wind gusts
and I bend,

The surf sighs
and I rage,

The babe cries
and I mourn,

The mountains shift
and I flinch,

The ebony sun melts
and I rail,

The earth dies
and I wear black.  T.Sugarek

Dinosauria, we  ©  (excerpt) Charles Bukowski

born like this
into this
as the chalk faces smile
as Mrs. Death laughs
as the elevators break
as political landscapes dissolve
as the supermarket bag boy holds a college degree
as the oily fish spit out their oily prey
as the sun is masked

we are
born like this…


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My Past Blog Posts

Melting Away the Shame
Date Posted: 4/30/2016 7:09:00 AM
Poetry Becomes Fiction * Glory Over Everything
Date Posted: 4/13/2016 6:50:00 AM
Edit Thyself, Writers!
Date Posted: 3/21/2016 7:23:00 AM
What's In Your Valentine's Day Box?
Date Posted: 2/14/2016 10:25:00 AM
New Poetry
Date Posted: 1/25/2016 8:36:00 AM
Time For More Bukowski
Date Posted: 1/16/2016 7:12:00 AM
Interview with Two Murder Cops
Date Posted: 1/6/2016 11:10:00 AM
Sheldon and Amy Rock the Planet...much like the Big Bang!
Date Posted: 12/28/2015 2:58:00 PM
Great Holiday Gift Idea!
Date Posted: 12/17/2015 9:01:00 AM
An Interview with author, Matt Jorgenson
Date Posted: 11/26/2015 9:49:00 AM
Inspiration....Wherever You Find It!
Date Posted: 10/22/2015 8:00:00 AM
The Dark Days of...Poetry
Date Posted: 10/12/2015 2:54:00 PM
The Trans-G Kid
Date Posted: 9/28/2015 8:09:00 AM
A Day in the Life of a Writer!
Date Posted: 9/21/2015 10:05:00 AM
When a Story Takes You by the Throat!
Date Posted: 8/31/2015 3:57:00 PM
INTERVIEW with Prolific Playwright and Poet
Date Posted: 8/22/2015 10:45:00 AM
Momma Always Said Life is like a Box of.....
Date Posted: 8/15/2015 6:43:00 PM
Writers, Poets....Never Give Up...said the mouse, while wearing a Helmet...
Date Posted: 8/3/2015 2:29:00 PM
IndyFest Magazine Interviews this Poet, Author
Date Posted: 7/21/2015 2:55:00 PM
REVIEW 5 out of 5 quills Blueprints by Barbara Delinsky
Date Posted: 7/19/2015 9:08:00 AM
Interview with Dynamic Writing Duo ** Tamara Thorne and Alistair Cross
Date Posted: 7/14/2015 4:34:00 PM
Time To Breath....Time for a Little Poetry
Date Posted: 6/29/2015 3:38:00 PM
Shakespeare...the Gift that Keeps on Giving
Date Posted: 6/24/2015 9:47:00 AM
Interview with Author, Dorothea Benton Frank
Date Posted: 6/14/2015 1:24:00 PM
'Slavery' Isn't Such an Ugly Word
Date Posted: 6/1/2015 12:58:00 PM

My Recent Poems

Date PostedPoemTitleFormCategories
2/1/2016 Heart Free versegrief,heart,loss,love,
5/8/2015 Twenty-Five Free versecelebration,friendship,lo
4/29/2015 The Farm Free verseautumn,seasons,
9/11/2014 9-11 Remembered Haikubeautiful,courage,grave,h
6/8/2014 Journey Through Life Haikuhappiness,life,pain,
5/17/2014 The Ash Can Dramatic monologuebereavement,introspection
5/17/2014 The Wide Side of Drink Free verseaddiction,drink,
4/21/2014 Serpent and the Cranium Free versegrief,imagery,
4/21/2014 More About Rain Free verseafrica,earth,nature,rain,
4/21/2014 The Farm Free versefamily,farm,imagery,nosta
4/20/2014 Forever Love Haikuabsence,farewell,imagery,
4/17/2014 Passage to Beyond Free versedeath,grave,imagery,sorro
4/17/2014 The Woman Outside Free verselonging,love,metaphor,tim
4/17/2014 Rain Free versefun,funny,imagery,introsp
4/17/2014 Trampled Flower, Trampled Love Haikuemotions,flower,longing,l
4/15/2014 Pursuit of Happiness Free versefriendship,happiness,long
4/15/2014 Wind Horse Haikuhorse,nature,wind,
4/15/2014 The Garden Free verseflower,garden,morning,nat
4/14/2014 Twenty Five Free versebest friend,emotions,lost
4/14/2014 Seasons of the Sun Haikuimagery,light,nature,sun,
4/14/2014 Spring Birth Haikubird,imagery,nature,sprin
4/11/2014 Totems Free versedevotion,faith,inspiratio
4/11/2014 Joyful Canine Haikudog,joy,nature,
4/11/2014 Mountain Morning Haikumorning,
4/10/2014 Left Behind Free versedeath,longing,lost love,s
4/10/2014 Fragrance of Life Free verselife,senses,
4/9/2014 Barefoot Dream Free versebeach,death,farewell,grav
4/9/2014 Foggy Night Free versemetaphor,moon,night,sea,w
4/9/2014 Remembered Love Free versegrief,loneliness,longing,
4/9/2014 The Medicine Bag Free verseculture,inspirational,mys
4/9/2014 Farewell in the Rain Haikuabsence,longing,lost love
4/9/2014 Memories of the South Haikuhistory,slavery,symbolism
4/9/2014 Fall Opens the Door Haikuautumn,earth,imagery,natu
4/8/2014 Samurai Song, Haiku Haikuautumn,death,farewell,her
4/8/2014 Roar of Silence, Haiku Haikubird,earth,light,nature,
4/8/2014 Apocalypse Free versedeath,earth,world,

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