Nothing Wrong: Extra Notes

In the years since I started writing these poems, I learned that much of what I was trying to express had labels. And that the reason for my pain and suffering were not as inexplicable as I thought.  Labels Sometimes it just helps to know that there is a label for what has happened to […]

Side Projects as Creative Problem Solving

There are times when I get sidetracked to a totally new or long forgotten interest. I become quite consumed with it. At least for awhile I act like I just might make a plunge into this totally new field. It may be why neither myself or anyone else around me could make any sense of […]

Watching My Toddler Do Puzzles

Roughly 6 months back, the toddler kept demanding we do 12 piece puzzles. No, she did not want to do them herself. We were slightly annoyed that we had to do them over and over again when she had no intention of trying them herself. She would watch intently. But frankly, we felt those puzzles […]

Techtopia by Neil Ami

Techtopia is my first little chapbook of short poems that mostly rhyme. Why do we have something of a love hate relationship about spending time online? Exploring our feelings of inadequacy, helplessness, and loneliness to hope, humanity, and new connections. Techtopia is available on Amazon (eBook and paperback).

First Post

It took a decade to finally write this post. My first inkling that I wanted to write was more than a decade before that. So what happened? Why was I stuck for years, even decades? I think I finally have a clue and would like to try and share what I’m learning more openly.  I’m […]