One Sentence Challenge: Conclusion

Congratulations to Morgan Hazlewood again for her entry to last weeks One Sentence Challenge, the topic was overcoming hardships. Here is her entry:  It’s probably best that I did not know what lay ahead, or else I might not have had the heart to face what even now feels hardly surmountable — but it was… Continue reading One Sentence Challenge: Conclusion

The Emperor of Stagnation, a Poem

In the years I thought myself invincible Competition was an itch I refused to scratch Now it erupts from me as if some cancer That didn't want to be a member of this body This is and was the formula; Strive towards something, Progress as one normally would, Realize you were getting good, Then quit… Continue reading The Emperor of Stagnation, a Poem

One Sentence Challenge #6: Saying Goodbye

Congratulations to Kira at Kira Scribbled for her great post on challenge #5. Her entry reads: Lying alone amongst the wet leaves, I desperately search for you in the sliver of heaven at days end. Another shout out to Leigh Reynolds, who continues to support this challenge and providing beautiful sentences as well. His spirit was… Continue reading One Sentence Challenge #6: Saying Goodbye

Bloodline (For Dad), A Poem

Sometimes I still feel like the teenager Who took silent escapades into our living room closet To look at the thing your blood unknowingly passed to me I remember the fresh gossamer riddled closet The dust ridden portfolio case housing your past life. I will never forget your story Dad, the artist with lead and… Continue reading Bloodline (For Dad), A Poem

Solid Ground by Jeff McKown, A Book Review

I happened on Solid Ground by Jeff McKown purely by chance. It was one of those coincidences only social media allows, that my review on Letters to a Young Poet brought on. The work was dreadfully beautiful. McKown finds the most ignoble traits within a person, and, instead of caricaturing them or forcing about melodrama,… Continue reading Solid Ground by Jeff McKown, A Book Review