Floating

Another poem! But by me this time. I know it’s National Poetry Month, and that we should be celebrating poetry non stop this April, but I’m going to switch it up soon for those of you who like my fiction better. I have one more poem lined up and ready to go — perhaps for…

Driving On a Rainy Day

I have a relatively dangerous habit — and curse — of coming up with ideas for stories, poems, and projects while I’m driving. But I do not text and drive! I use the voice recognition feature to get my thoughts down, otherwise I’ll forget them and they’ll be gone forever. I came up with this…

Memory Lane Revised

It feels a little like a cop out posting a revision after not posting anything for a while, but I really like this story. I’m revising it in my fiction workshop. I originally posted it here, but I don’t think it got too much attention. Not your fault, though. I remember posting it at like…

Rain Drops

Saturday was a huge day for me. I did my first Tough Mudder and managed to get through the entire course and complete every obstacle. For those that don’t know, it is a ten-mile obstacle course held all over the United States. The obstacles are absolutely insane, too. Look it up on Youtube. I’ve never…

Random Section From Titleless Story

The story that I’ve been writing for grad school is getting nowhere. As I look back at what I’ve written, I realize that there isn’t a good balance between showing and telling, and there’s too much of a focus on dialogue. The type of story I’m trying to write needs more than 25 pages. It…

Tomorrow is Another Day

Before you get the chance to open your eyes and start the day, the estimate from the mechanic takes over all other thoughts in your mind.¬† You know you never should have tried to fix it yourself, but you constantly do whatever it takes to save some money. ¬†Because of your mistake, you are going…