I look upon the world With tired eyes, Longing for pause As the wretched day dies. Constant threats Loom overhead, New terror arrives 'Fore we bury our dead. My senses are dulled, My nerves are numb. I've been beaten and bloodied like a battlefield drum. I lay my head To drift off to sleep Only … Continue reading Astray
There are little tips and tricks to get the creative juices flowing. We know many writers who would rip cigs, chug a pot of coffee, or get to the bottom of a bottle before they found their story. Some like to read and enjoy a story to give them ideas on how to begin their … Continue reading How Do You Get Creative?
I'm halfway through Chapter Nine of Frigid Nights and it's a doozy. Not that it's a magnificent piece of literature or anything, but there's some depth to it that's not easy to write. There's a lot of feeling and complex emotions that aren't easy to describe. When something changes you, it's not just a flick of … Continue reading No Good Nines
Here's a serious question: Why do you think people don't read anymore? Back in the day, kids were reading books like no other. I remember in grade school the kids, particularly the girls, would always have a book in their desk that they would read when class got boring. I used to read all the … Continue reading 27DEC2017: Question
So, I haven't written any poetry in a very long time. This morning, I wanted to write something, anything. So I sat down and wrote a poem. It's a short one, but it's something to get the ball rolling and keep me engaged with writing. It’s been a while Since I’ve sat down, … Continue reading Off the Shelf