NaNoWriMo – A Reflection on Writing

November has been a whirlwind, and we are only ten days in. I signed up to participate in NaNoWriMo (National November Writing Month), so that has kept me occupied beyond belief. The election consumed several days from me. I will not discuss political opinions here, as that isn’t what I created this page for. Instead,Continue reading “NaNoWriMo – A Reflection on Writing”

2020: The End of Humanity – A NaNoWriMo Novel Exerpt

It’s officially November and I am participating in NaNoWriMo for the first time! Below is a few paragraphs from the first chapter of the novel I am writing for the project. It’s rough and needs some revisions, but I am eager to share with you guys. I plan to share more highlights throughout the monthContinue reading “2020: The End of Humanity – A NaNoWriMo Novel Exerpt”

Confused – A Poem

Something drew me to you, right from the beginning. Everyone around me told me not to fall for you. I wondered why they made me keep my distance from you. When we finally got together, everything was so perfect, but my friends kept telling me to stay away, you’re trouble! I just couldn’t bare toContinue reading “Confused – A Poem”

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”