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Author Archive: Jennifer Kiley

“Never Tell Me I Can’t Do Something.” Words which make me feel challenged and pushed forward until what meets me is accomplished. It is within me to create from thoughts, images and sound. There are five questions: What? When? Where? How? And Why? My compulsion is to figure out answers to them all. I am a writer, poet, artist, blogger who uses her tools to search the unknown, to discover all the possibilities and impossibilities, and to live as full a life as imaginable. Jk the secret keeper

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I Believe

I Believe

Originally appeared on “the secret keeper” 11th January 2014 Javier Navaretti – Open Water [Cracks – Soundtrack] I believe. I believe in you. I believe in art. I believe in love. I believe in imagination. I don’t so much believe in reality. I am more into fantasy. What one imagines Becomes real. Yet, Isn’t imagination […]

Desire

Desire

Desire Narrative Haiku Desire tender touch Craving arms surrounding flesh Longing for warm sensations Yearning to hear voice Deep hunger cuts soul’s freedom Possession wants returned sounds Strong wish needing you Deep hunger to feel your skin Intense wish you were near me Persistent longing Impels to possess someone Having what one desires now Long […]

Sliding Doors

Sliding Doors

“No one expects the Spanish Inquisition” — Monty Python What if your life split into two timelines? In one timeline, you make your morning train, the other, someone mugs you, smashes your head into a tree, a kind British taxi driver takes you to the hospital. The split completely alters the experiences of your two […]

Last Night I Dreamt of Manderley

Last Night I Dreamt of Manderley

Originally posted on ‘the secret keeper’ 20th Dec 2013 but has been modified for Expats Post]. The deaths, last weekend, of Peter O’Toole and Joan Fontaine reminded me of star royalty. Fontaine had drifted away. I kept checking to make sure she was alive. But now, I know she is no longer with us. Her […]

By December 23, 2013 4 Comments Read More →
Dead Again

Dead Again

[Originally on ‘the secret keeper’ Friday the 13th Dec. 2013. Modified for Expats Post] [Life after love. Love after life.] After the title “Dead Again,” the film opens with the word MURDER. Followed by headlines of the murder mixed amongst the opening credits. Headline: STRAUSS ARRESTED. TRIAL OPENS TODAY. STRAUSS FOUND GUILTY December 10th 1949. […]

By December 16, 2013 3 Comments Read More →
Hitchcock

Hitchcock

[Inspired by post Alfred Hitchcock: Man or Beast on the secret keeper 11/10/12] Alfred Hitchcock is one of the most famous directors in movie history. The Girl, a cable movie, elaborates on Hitch’s unrequited lust for Tippi Hedren, who portrayed Melanie Daniels in The Birds and the title character in Marnie. Tippi Hedren vehemently rejected […]

Tippi Hedren: The Birds-Marnie-Hitchcock-Activism

Tippi Hedren: The Birds-Marnie-Hitchcock-Activism

I watched Marnie again on Saturday, exceeding more than 100 times. It inspired me to pull out this post I starting writing just after I saw the made for TV film The Girl, about the relationship between Tippi Hedren and Alfred Hitchcock during the making of the films The Birds and Marnie. A superb depiction […]

Ending & Beginning – A Metamorphosis

Ending & Beginning – A Metamorphosis

Ending…I am finished with the cult. My mind is closed to their control. I have died, not an actual death, just I ceased being the person who was controlled. Beginning…I have entered a new consciousness & begun a spiritual regeneration. It is my coming into being. The Ending is complete & its residual facade is […]

By November 11, 2013 3 Comments Read More →
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