Poet, painter, genealogist, and owner/editor in chief of Grey Matter Media, Robyn J. Williams is the author of 23, and has had her poems and essays published by numerous websites and magazines.
Robyn currently writes a bi-weekly column for I-Kandy, and makes regular contributions to her side project, Ten Thousand Names. Her latest offering, Caffeine Dreams, is a collection of stream-of-consciousness prose, set to be released February of 2015.
I-KANDY : She is young, perhaps 20, and has a lovely smile. Her hair is pulled back tightly, calling attention to her high cheekbones and large eyes. She is wearing very little, but is well wrapped in elaborate jewelry. She is, by any and all standards, beautiful. At least, her face is.
TEN THOUSAND NAMES : Mary is a woman of many names and stories - all of them hard to trace or confirm. She has been variously recorded as Mary Taylor, Catherine Taylor, Mary West, Kittie West, Kittie Gibboney, and Mary Gibboney. One family tree I stumbled upon even had her listed as Kittie Kearl - likely a result of her having lived with her maternal grandmother, Elizabeth Gates-Kearl.
EXCERPT : "and so the line gets blurred and so the line gets blurred imagination and reality the universe and the mind the truth and perception music and screams birdsong and cries it gets blurred"
- From Caffeine Dreams
STUFF 'N THINGS