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Self-Portrait with Mandolin

Self-Portrait with Mandolin

the afterthought

of wood and
steel, I accept

the phrases
allowed me.

frame our days;

working within,
we grow.

Almond to tree, 24 more words



I am a student. I have a student budget. I live in student accomodation. Our student kitchen has two stoves and of the two stoves there is always one out of order. 202 more words


How To Love A Thing

It started with curiosity

Shiny and sparkly

Flecks of glee spread across my face

It shined through my eyeballs

Like a child on Christmas morning… 185 more words


Always There

For every family life event, our man was always there

Mild-mannered, modest, he was a man of little fanfare

Important events or small ones, significant or not… 184 more words


A good writing week

It’s been a pretty good week for me, writing-wise. For starters, I went ahead and submitted a story to dailysciencefiction.com a couple hours ago, thus fulfilling… 265 more words


Let Me Figure Things Out Here

I used to think that writing was an outlet for me to express how I felt in a creative way. I suppose it is, but lately, writing hasn’t seemed as therapeutic as it used to. 637 more words


Writing Prompt #723

Writing Prompt #723: He wanted his father to take his advice seriously, he knew what he was talking about.