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Dandelion wine (A memoir)

1951 Chevrolet Styleline

Colombe shouted, “Jim!! Call Maman…it’s time…OH!!! mes eaux ont creuvé! que ça fait mal!!”  Jim picked up the phone and called his mother in law. 1,719 more words


Story Poem

It cuts deeply. Words, symphonies destined for sorrow.

I always thought tears were for demons,

never belonging in the crook my reddening eyes.

I cursed myself when saltwater split from my ducts. 417 more words


A Brief Panic Over Dialogue

Writing a novel is hard. Just thought I’d start by stating the obvious before getting into my particular struggle this day: dialogue. My story is lousy with it. 220 more words


Once Upon (A Dream)

The light became bright, so very wondrously and terribly bright. It was so bright, in fact, that neither closing one’s eyes nor turning away made any difference at all in protecting tender optic nerves from permanent harm.  1,281 more words

Meeting the Bar ~ On Nonsense, Narrative and Neologisms - or The Noble Art of Telling Tall Tales

In many languages, it is said, there is no nonsense poetry, and there is not a great deal of it even in English. (George Orwell, pictured above) 1,585 more words

Meeting The Bar: Critique And Craft

Level 1 - Art of Photography - Part 5: Narrative and illustration - Symbols

The idea for this exercise is to find symbols for a number of concepts, and to note how they may be used within an illustrative photograph. 551 more words


More Than Just A Game Part 1 - Writing101

Growing up as a kid I was very much drawn towards activities that required dexterity and physical motion. I found that sports of various nature fueled these desires quite nicely and all my free time that I had, I would engage in these activities. 1,052 more words