Writing Prompt: Rocket-Ship

Watching the stars fly by through the glass bubble of a window, I couldn’t help but feel nostalgic for what I was leaving behind. Never again would I soar over the azure blue craters near my home while chasing my friends. I would never swim in the caves of Neptune, safely nestled a hundred miles below the surface of our beautiful hostile planet.

Blame It On El Nino – A Playful Poem

As I was going through my writing folders today, I found this poem from 1998, when I was 14 years old. We had days of rain due to an El Nino storm. I’d never heard of such a thing before. Also, I was deep in a Shel Silverstein fueled haze, hence the comical and playfulContinue reading “Blame It On El Nino – A Playful Poem”

Broken Free – A Poem about Suicide

Yesterday you told me Why you were dying. I didn’t believe you would But you left me so alone. All the pain built up With no one to talk to. Bottled up inside, you said No one could cure it. The silent disease of solitude. You couldn’t break free. Chains held you down. Now IContinue reading “Broken Free – A Poem about Suicide”

Truth Within – A Poem Written When I Was 15

In the starlight, We see the world. Loud and obnoxious, Quiet and concerned. The people are like Shadows on the wall. Their images change As the day goes by. In each new problem, They change masks, Alter themselves So they belong. They become something They are not. They change so much, They cannot remember WhoContinue reading “Truth Within – A Poem Written When I Was 15”