I use C L Couch when writing formally because it is a version of my name that's genderless. And, frankly, easier for handwriting--I have a severe writer's cramp. In conversation, I go by Christopher, having been named for the boy who had the poly bear and finally being (achieving) fine with that.
I use small Xes all the time because WordPress won't let me cut and paste the text from my program page to this one. (Grrrrrr.)
I am a career educator, semi-retired due to disability. I live in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania (USA).
The main photographs at this site (of the road, of me) were crafted by photographer and my friend Debra Danielson. A variety of her work is available for appreciation at
Thank you, lookers, hearers.--Christopher
May 12, 2016 at 4:57 pm
A very simple way u have written d facts & problems of a writer.
Excellent & exclusive.
May 12, 2016 at 8:48 pm
Again, thank you. I’m grateful that you’re reading what I write and post. Writers do struggle with process, don’t they?
May 14, 2016 at 3:09 am
Thanks for liking my comments.
Yes clcouch, writers r always unsatisfied people which is a quality by itself. God bless u.
May 12, 2016 at 6:37 pm
There is something different about the night’s potential wealth, I find 🙂
May 12, 2016 at 8:47 pm
You’re right. I often miss night’s richness until night happens.
May 12, 2016 at 8:58 pm
May 13, 2016 at 8:57 am
‘Breath of day is ending
Yet exhale and breathing-in of
Night is more inspiring!’
I agree!! Blank page can be intimidating, yet night will come and rescue mind! 😀
May 14, 2016 at 9:27 pm
Yes. For the imaginative mind, a day of nothing can often turn into a night of reflective, creative imagery (at least). Night, as you say, comes to the rescue!
May 16, 2016 at 1:19 am
Thank youuu! what another poetic comment from you!
May 13, 2016 at 10:02 pm
Okay, I have never experienced the writers block as they call it (I must have been born with too many things to say 😀 ) but your poem here, makes a true statement my dear friend!
May 14, 2016 at 9:32 pm
You have many things to say, and they are good. I’ve often dealt with learners for whom writing is nothing but a series of stuck-points. I’ve dealt with peers and friends who feel this way about writing, too. This is for them. As Gertrude Stein said (she didn’t), A blank page is a blank page is a blank page. Thanks for your comments and your salutations, my dear friend.
May 16, 2016 at 5:34 pm
🙂 And your words bring smiles to my face, for what a beautiful soul you are dear friend.
Please enjoy a very productive week.