Reflections in Time

Life slips away like the autumn leaves, fading into the dirt, crumbling to be made anew in spring. Our memories leave this same trail of forgotten moments, fragments — pieces that fit nowhere. Wondering all we’ve done, this deja vu, over and over– why can’t we see our past in full technicolor detail? The emotions… Continue reading Reflections in Time

When the writing is dry

I sit at my desk and consider the fact that I have not written anything beyond a blog post in over a month. My novel sits in its folder, languishing in that guilt-filled pool of depression, where I tell myself I will write but cannot bring myself to type the words. The energy flows out… Continue reading When the writing is dry

National Poetry Month: Day 5

The prompt for today was posted on Legendfire by Tisiphone’s Downfall: “Write a poem in any style, any length, using blank verse. This is simply unrhymed verse, especially unrhymed iambic pentameter. Each line will have around 5 (pentameter) iambs (one unstressed syllable followed by one stressed, such as in “ago”).” Untitled Dear Self, I built… Continue reading National Poetry Month: Day 5

National Poetry Month: Starting late

It’s National Poetry Month and I’m starting a bit late to this bandwagon. I decided to try to post a short poem daily. Since I missed two days, I’ll just start today, and maybe try to make up those two days later this month by posting more than one poem. I’ll also examine various forms… Continue reading National Poetry Month: Starting late