Cosmic Irony

Cosmic Irony

A greater hand at play, I’ve been placed on this earth For another’s folly’s Because there is no rhyme or Reason for me to be this damned. It’s a joke, right? To be given a destiny as lonely as this. To be envied and desired but forever misunderstood. It’s the shade of my skin, The [...]

Social Media – Character Limit

Social Media – Character Limit

When it comes to social media, less may be more depending on which platform you are using. You want to get the message across but how many words (or characters) do you actually need? Storytelling & TOV Twitter: The Word Hater Twitter only allows 280 characters, which is frustrating (don't get me started) but can [...]

Balanced

Balanced

i feel balanced–it’s strange, but not unwelcome. i am used to feeling too much, my glass always spilling on the sides, or nothing at all, a numbness that penetrates my teeth, toes, a hollow echoing. but now, i’m lucid. i feel, at a distance. i can think clearly. the well of creativity is deeper than [...]

Unripe Youths

Unripe Youths

unripe youths are swollenon the bottom and soft at the top. my thumb tore the tender skin, pierced through the truth.i refuse to apologize;every thorn bears your face.my nail digs deeper.my vision blurs. my headbegins to ache.the skin splits.clumps of yellow flesh.sap seals my fingers buti will not relent.i steadily hold on;the wind tickles my [...]