Tangled

Tangled are the lights in the box of decorations
bumping bellies with the ornaments and tinsel garland
Handmade treasures filled with memories that are worth more than gold

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…and After

Little victories bring the greatest satisfaction because it’s a reminder achievement is possible.

Before

These times were the start of the darkness
The fuel of resentment for who I was
The growing hatred for what I looked like
The piercing anger towards my body
The self doubt and unworthiness that became my background music

NaNoWriMo – Day 1

Day 1 is fully under my belt and right now I feel life around me exuberating ideas and creativity that I’ve never felt before. I don’t ever want this feeling to go away, which is what brought me to my blog so I can channel all this literary energy. I’d say I have the setting,…

NaNoWriMo

Gearing up for NaNoWriMo! Comment your suggestions, tips from a professional, and words of encouragement!

Halloween Haikus

All haikus are written using the three words written in italics above the poem from a random word generator.  Gossip, attic, coffin The Gossip Sister’s rumors spread from the attic etched in their coffins Curiosity, train, ghost Curiosity brough the ghost upon the train to new dimensions Hope, knife, spider “But it’s our last hope!”…

Uncorked

Slice off the foil top exposing the core. Line up for center. Slight pressure. Twist clockwise. Again, again, again, again, again, again Grip tightly in one hand. Firm hold in the other. Pull. “Thwap” The pressure releases. Tip bottle downward. listen for the “clap, clap, clap” watch the achromatic liquid tumble round the glass. Spirits…