Book Review: The Panic in Needle Park

This is strange. I’m actually writing a book review. I’m sorry I haven’t been consistent with these, but I will try to make sure I actually write some every now and then. Like I’ve always said, books are a huge source of inspiration for my writing. I want them to be the same for you…

Our Tongue

I wrote this flash fiction piece after eavesdropping on a conversation. Sometimes when I’m stuck and I can’t think of anything to write, I listen to what people are saying and a hear a word or phrase that jumps out. Here, two people were talking about speaking to a salesman in his native language, as…

Books of the Month

Blog Update So when I first started this blog, my only goal was to post writing assignments from class and occasionally come up my own stories. I had no idea how long this would last. In fact, I assumed I would just forget about the blog all together. There were definitely some moments where it…

A Real Bombshell (Reprise)

I have another poetry submission for you guys! A little while ago, Ana Daksina submitted an amazing poem called Country Porch. This, in similar fashion, is very long, but absolutely worth the read. You’ll see it starts out sweet, but like the title suggests, it gets quite real and dark. I’ll just let it speak…

Walden Erasures, Page 3

These seem to be getting easier and more interesting as I go, which means you guys will be seeing and reading a lot of these in the future. I’ll try to break up the content with other stories so it’s not just these erasures, but for now I’m really enjoying them so you’ll have to…

Prose Poem

I hate prose poetry, but maybe I like this? I had to write one for a tiny text class and came up with this in a fit of writer’s block. To get out of it, I decided to just write how I felt about the genre, or lack of genre(?), instead. So tell me: Do…