Mountains facing her, with a blue October sky. Frantically driving away from the daunting figments of her life. Evading the chances of an inevitable death. She runs from the constant fear and the darkness that never ceased to overwhelm. Sitting in that car, breathing harshly and hardly, checking the rear view for an unleashed demon, … Continue reading The Race
“You’re crazy,” he said, Sending my mind on a quest of mixed emotions.. Eyes wide Mouth agape Shoulders slumped.. I fired back quick-witted responses.. Annihilating each; none seeming worthy enough to regain victory post defeat. Defeat that could only be described as heartbreak. You’re a beautiful melody lagging behind the summers haze, You’re the streak … Continue reading An Unrequited Craze
Sometimes when I’m sitting alone I picture your hands around me…your breath on my neck, Your lingering kiss on my cheek. You’re my sunshine in the morning light &my moonlight at the end of a river.. With the stroke of a brush, You intricately painted your soul on mine &we formed our hearts around one … Continue reading Once Again
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You always wondered if your college lit professor was just making crap up. Turns out, maybe they were. This article from The Paris Review offers a revealing take by many famous authors on how much symbolism played a part in their work. Their comments were prompted by a letter from a… Continue reading Was Your English Lit Teacher Wrong About Symbolism?
“How did you manage to get away tonight?” I wondered aloud. Although I wasn’t sure I wanted to know the answer, I somehow wanted, needed to fill the void I felt was there. Behind my back, my thumbs found their way to each other for an intense game of thumb of war, while inside … Continue reading Rendezvous
Immediately, every homeless person I’ve ever encountered flooded my brain as I asked myself this question. For some reason, I always come across them and end up listening to their life story of how they ended up where they are. Each time, I was told that I have a kind soul, a warm heart, and … Continue reading Daily Prompt: Nicest Thing You’ve Ever Done
All I need is my music to put me to sleep.. The sweet melody to ease my worries Sweep away my pain &Silence the anger. All I need is a kiss from you to quiet the world, The chaos and destruction The voices that force Catastrophes of mild proportions. The blood flowing through my veins … Continue reading Black Birds