This poem is the third in a series of poems I wrote based on the work of Seamus Heaney, a poet I studied in IB English. (You can read the first and second poems as well). This poem is based on his poem “The Skunk”. Unrealized Pale tips, purpled, they clench The pen: my life… Continue reading Unrealized
It feels like it’s been forever since I’ve written here- probably because it has been! Though as I write this I’m looking at a coating of snow on the eaves of my house, I know that spring is almost here. With it comes the end of my high school career, and the anticipation is sometimes… Continue reading Hello, Spring!
I’m rather embarrassed to return here a month later, with no intention of writing all the posts I’ve missed between now and then. The truth is simply that I don’t have the time. Therefore, the 366 Days of Writing are over. This will be the last post tagged as such. I love this blog, to… Continue reading Day Nevermind: The Experiment is Over
Cool mind, calm hands. Tight focus, tense grip. The mind echoes the body; the body, the mind. My hands race after my thoughts- they’ll never catch up. My feelings chase after my sensations- why do I react this way? The body cannot answer the mind; the mind, the body.
Who do you remember first? I mean, the first person you remember ever. Now, don’t you pretend that you have to wrack your memory- it’s not a dusty old house with a lifetime of rubbish inside. The truth? The truth is we forget most of the detritus, the bits of an ordinary life… Continue reading Day 129: Mom
“Let’s go for a walk down Easy Street Where you can be reborn” -“BITE” by Troye Sivan Bourbon Street was quiet that night, as it probably had never been before, and curiously absent of alcohol, drag queens, ladies of the night, or any other typical signs of revelry. Darkness was pulled over the city like… Continue reading Day 128: Easy Street
So… April was my worst month yet. I’m very upset about the fact that I was constantly behind. I am actually writing this a week late, but I’ll backdate it so you can’t tell. In April, I participated in the A to Z Challenge, hosted over here. Basically, every day in April I wrote a… Continue reading April Wrap-Up (Day 127)