Author Archives: Kate Spyder

About Kate Spyder

I'm a creative individual finding her way in her writing. I enjoy expressing my deep thoughts through poetry and stories. I hope you enjoy them as much as I enjoy writing them.

Why do I find life so shocking sometimes?

I knew it was coming but it was still maddeningly shocking. People set themselves up for failure. They sabotage good intensions and then blame others for their failure. It is hard not to blame myself for their failure at times, … Continue reading

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I’m an awful parent…

I have come to the following conclusion: I am an awful parent. Here is the basis for that conclusion: From the day she was born, I believed she was intelligent. I didn’t hide the world from her. When she asked … Continue reading

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Time flies… and detours…

It has been over a month since my last post. I’m sitting here thinking about where I am right now and where I have come from over the years with this blog. I started it in hopes of exploring different … Continue reading

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We’ll Be Okay

I’ve had two full weeks at my new job, and been paid my first pay check. Having some overtime pay on this check helped to buffer the shock. I sat down and did some in-depth analysis of my month-to-month income … Continue reading

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A World Out of Balance…

We live in a world where instant gratification is almost expected. But there is another side of that coin too. A world where others struggle every day of their lives not knowing if they will go hungry or if they … Continue reading

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Surprise or Mystery

For the past few days, her mind has been lost, in the confusion and aftermath of something she didn’t quite understand. All she had done was try and face her inner critic, change the scathing words rebounding in her head … Continue reading

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Survivors

Originally posted on Purple Tulip Art Studio:
I worked on this piece for a few days, layering and layering acrylic paint. After each layer I gave it a day or so for me to come back to it so I…

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