Holy Apostles Soup Kitchen

Love of Writing

In Guest stories, Love on May 24, 2013 at 1:13 pm

ImageFred D. Street read this piece during the Writers’ Workshop Reading this past Wednesday, May 22, 2013. An album of pictures from the reading is up on our Facebook page. The 2013 anthology is also available for just $5 – contact us to reserve your copy.

My love began – I would say in school – reading, writing, arithmetic.  Writing was always a challenge to me because I had to learn how to write a sentence.

Example – I’m glad we’re here today – Instead of – I am glad we are here today. It’s the wording of the statement and the flow of the words.

Writing has given me the opportunity to send a card – to send a text – write to a parent.

Writing caused me to have a sense of confidence in my experiences that I can write about with a desire to write more and more –

Writing gives me a sense of pride that I can write.

Thankful that I was given the chance to learn how to write, to go to school – to communicate with my brothers and sister, my friends at Holy Apostles NYC, whom I admire and appreciate and honor to have the opportunity for expression.

By Fred D. Street

Photo credit: kpaulus

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