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Horizon: Sun Chaser (and the International Year of Light)

Horizon’s mission for this academic year is called ‘Sun Chaser’ and not only will I be blogging the mission but I’ll be flying on-board! There is a new team this year, so I have lots of names to learn (you can… 385 more words

Education

Breathless

Trapped inside
a flimsy balloon,
the boy’s breath
suffocates,
dying to tell the cold wind
his lonely secrets.

First shot at a Shadorma in the 3/5/3/3/7/5 syllable format.   21 more words

Poetry

Who Am I? It's A Mystery.

My nephew Mason had his fourth birthday party last December, and the house was saturated with plastic helium balloons. When the festivities were over, I tried to think of things I could do with them (other than make myself sound like a chipmunk) so they wouldn’t completely go to waste. 203 more words

Writing

Special Moments 

I was told bitter feelings would have me by the throat today &, I won’t lie, I feel very bitter & angry. Irritable & provoked. My blood is boiling & my stomach is in knots. 446 more words