Natural State

I wrote this poem in honor of fall and #nationalpoetryday. I wanted to post something a lot sooner, but I had a really rough creative day. I’m spending a lot of brain power writing for work and for my own separate projects, so there’s not much left in the tank at the end of the…

Two Chestnut Trees

I hope you all didn’t forget about me. I was lucky enough to be able to get away for the weekend with my girlfriend. The trip was much needed and helped me forget about turning twenty-five on Thursday. We collected chestnuts in my backyard and black walnuts in my front yard. Collecting the chestnuts has…

Crossroad

Continuing with the theme of using pictures as prompts, I wrote another quick story for you guys. I love the contrast going on with the picture. There’s so much going on in this moment of time. Hope you enjoy as much as I did. Crossroad The autumn air isn’t as cool as it normally is…

A Run

A couple days ago, I went for a run through Massapequa Park. It became my go-to place while training for the Tough Mudder over the summer. Running during the height of the fall season is absolutely amazing. It instantly reminded me of walking through the paths on my property upstate. My last run was cold…

Free

I wrote this while listening to Free (extended version) by Zac Brown Band. I don’t apologize for stealing the title. I have to write a ten page story, and another monologue based off a stranger’s characteristics for class so as soon as I get that done, I’ll post those here. The monologue is due sooner,…

A Spot of Land

I’ve been wanting to write a poem for a little while now, but I couldn’t think of anything to write about. Finally, last night, when I got home late, I had an idea. I wrote it with the intentions of telling a story. I want the reader to feel a sense of completeness when they…