I am going to tell you a story.
It is a story of revenge and love, hope and despair. A story of two Lovers. He was like ebony, She like newly fallen snow. One dark, one light, perfectly balanced. For centuries They loved each other, traveling the world and watching it change as They stayed the same.
Continue reading “Carnival”
Something a little heavier than usual….
A narrative poem I did with my middle school students last year.
the castle gate stood tall and menacing
vines climbing up like blood vessels
creeping and reaching in all directions
along the walls and past the edge of sight Continue reading “Prisoner”
A short flash I did with a thought in my head sometime ago. Not my best work, but one of my favorites.
20 to Eternity
We are just like everyone else, to be honest. We work, pay taxes, go to bars and dance drunk. We live normal lives for the most part. Some of us are famous. Some of us are little more than bums. It amuses me when people try to imitate us. Those people wouldn’t know us from a hair on their butt. I can’t really blame them, though. All they have to go on are other people’s stories. Continue reading “20 to Eternity”
We are coming up on the 1yr anniversary of being in lockdown for a global pandemic. In March of 2020, the United States recognized that the COVID-19 virus was actually a threat and many states, like my own, imposed movement restrictions on their residents. It was only supposed to last a few weeks, a few months at most. Now it is January 2021 and we have no sign of anything letting up. Continue reading “No More Distractions”