Bad Soil, Poem for the Masses, Haiku #1, Rethinking Humanity, and Morning & Evening

Bad Soil Mycelium growth On playground floor Reflects the blossoming Of maturity on those still too young The fungal stink Forces itself onto clothes And souls of children Leaving husks of adults Poem for the Masses Anything was possible then, Before teenage pregnancies Before heartbreaks at dusk When the caressing breeze Could remind you "This… Continue reading Bad Soil, Poem for the Masses, Haiku #1, Rethinking Humanity, and Morning & Evening

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How to Be a Writer

If the last book I reviewed, “How to Read a Book”, and Barbara Baig’s 2010 work “How to Be a Writer” are reflections of my personality, then it is clear that I liked to be told how to do things that I already do habitually. Although I seem to repeat variations of this same idea,… Continue reading How to Be a Writer

One Sentence Challenge #1: A Decrepit Playground

Foremost, I'd like to thank E. Darby Harrington at Orienting Details for inspiring this idea. I ran into her 15th iteration of the challenge and it inspired me to make this post. Please check out her site and show her content some love. The point of a one sentence challenge is write the most perfectly written… Continue reading One Sentence Challenge #1: A Decrepit Playground

Cerebral City and Recreations of Hope

Cerebral  City Life winds the wire taut Elevating all bridges to Cerebral City All travelers are issued papers to return home Life winds the wire futher Bridges fail and collapse into the void-bay Cerebral City becomes carnivorous Life winds the wire again Recreations of Hope When hope sprouts Palpable fiber Some knit warmth Some judge… Continue reading Cerebral City and Recreations of Hope

Metamorphosis, Another Wanderer, The Implications of Tragedy, and The Return of Light

Metamorphosis Blaring aural projections Render the ripple-less sea Into a marionette Its form twists and turns At the noise's transient demands Making it look as one of God's reject creations That can never re-learn stillness Another Wanderer Through the Oasis of Ra With redwood palms With crystalline water Another Wanderer Trudges He begged for the… Continue reading Metamorphosis, Another Wanderer, The Implications of Tragedy, and The Return of Light