The Best Ideas Are the Ones That Get Away

Art, wildlife, and the elusive nature of creativity

Photo by Keith Luke on Unsplash

They wave at me
They wave and slip
Back into the sea — Mermaids, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds

Sometimes the mornings are flawless

The air as crisp and clean as polished glass. The sun sailing west with full sails and heavy belly, shedding gold and shadows as it cruises…



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Ryan Frawley

Novelist. Essayist. Former entomologist. Now a full-time writer exploring travel, art, philosophy, psychology, and science.