He Followed Dawn into her bedroom, “So what is it I need to see?” “Dawn where’s the flashlight?” Dawn’s mom popped her head out from behind the… Read more “Girl Made of Wood Part 2”
The first night in a new home. Maybe the excitement would come later, after unpacking, after hanging her posters on the faded yellow walls, and after she… Read more “Girl Made of Wood”
I sat in the taxi fidgeting with the tulle of my skirt. I would rather be at home. Instead, I was going to my sister’s engagement party.… Read more “Taxi Rides and Tulle”
A scream builds and churns inside of me. It shifts and pushes against my chest. Tearing at my heart like a rabid beast. I will it to… Read more “Tears”
Have you ever had a book series that you became so enthralled with that it not only became impossible to put down but also inspired physical reactions… Read more “Steampunk and Werewolves Oh My!”
Currently battling the villains of writers block! It has been a dodgy war with many casualties and though the battle field is covered in a thick haze of smoke an end is soon to come. Though our heroine was at first greatly outnumbered, a sudden turn of the wind or a shift in fate has changed the course of the battle and she seems to be gaining ground. Soon a victor shall be named and banners raised high above the parapet for all too see. What is yet to come from this war few can say, though many believe it will be glorious.
And as imagination bodies forth
The forms of things unknown, the poet’s pen
Turns them to shapes and gives to airy nothing
A local habitation and a name.
– William Shakespeare (from A Midsummer Night’s Dream)
Just a fun bit of news a poem of mine called “Braking Mirrors” is going to be part of a fun project organized by Girl Poems. It is a great blog that examines the idealistic and sometimes difficult realities of being a girl. I ‘ll let you know when it is up on the site!
Along with my love of writing fiction I also enjoy writing poetry and have done so for quite a long time. So I feel it would be… Read more “Poetry Time!”