Category Archives: creative writing

Seven Years

You are like words; Like water and like songs Fluid and long and wet, You slide over me. I close my eyes and sleep; Waiting and wondering What hymn this thirst will ease. For now I’ll pen you in; A … Continue reading

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Word of Day

Ekphrasis : The use of language as either commentary or description when writing about a piece of visual art; the painting of a picture with words. Can be employed to either support or alter the visual artist’s original work. Now … Continue reading

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Division Diversion

Sitting in math watching the clock tick by. Dividing the numbers like my home in half. Wondering if my answer is coming out right. Hoping it will matter when I tell the teacher. How much I hate this process called … Continue reading

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Team Laundry

I was recently asked to write a statement of personal belief based on a story from my life.  I hope you enjoy it. In 1993, I went without an ordinary convenience and learned to value the power of teamwork.  Even … Continue reading

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Echo Evolution

I am the poet I stand on the mountain And SCREAM I am here. I am. I am the writer I stand on the mountain And ROAR I know. I do. I am the girl I stand on the mountain … Continue reading

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Priorities

Two boxes from the bakery, one cigarette and a slick street. Despite all odds this lady refuses to give up on fashion and wear sensible shoes…I like her already.

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Notes on Sons…this stuff worked for me.

Throughout the last few months I’ve actively participated in a class on American Motherhood.  I have absorbed information on everything from the economics of parenting to the effects of slavery on African women.  I learned that my mother’s generation  is … Continue reading

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