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On the lizard’s rock

Summer is like a desert, wherever you are.  A vast emptiness filled with boundless potential.  All activity comes to a static nothing.  Stillness of the morning  becomes the...

Salt

The conversation went something like; I don't have white privilege. Yes, I am white but I am not privileged ... I was raised in a...

No one’s Mona Lisa

When I was 14, I visited the Louvre. The building was bigger than I imagined. Later, I learned that it would’ve taken  200 days to...

The 44th annual writers’ week festival celebrates achievements in literature

The Writers Week Festival event is an annual literary event that features readings from many different published authors. Entering its 44th year, the festival...

Rusty quills

In the archive of ink & yellow trees the heart is pumping Blood Which worms its way through narrow Veins Until it leaks out from fractured Skin And a borrowed...

Quivering loneliness

  Click. Statement begins.   Can You hear me, Eurydice? i am coming for You. The monsters from Tartarus chase me, But i’ll reach You very soon.   Can You hear me, Eurydice? Gone...

Rose

Days like today,  I see myself as a rose.  Soft petals, red thorns.    If I let myself be picked, I hope I am treated well.  I wouldn’t want to...

Bittersweet

Age led me to believe That young love is bittersweet.  From the first hug to the first kiss,  Moments too sweet to miss.    Awkward glances across the room, Hoping...

Voiceless

She marches on without her spirit’s guide In a world divided by people’s pride.  We fight for a cause that is hard to attain,  That will only...

Spring

Piles of mush, once icy white  Now discolored and soft  Resting on the field.  Where is the cold fortress?   Dreadful moments in the snow, Numb fingers and a red...