I Embarked On A Black & White Photography Challenge

Photographs are their own version of art and the capturer of images are a unique type of artist. My photographs are easily inspired by nature, color, and an overall feeling I earn when first glancing at the scene. Drawn to color in all aspects of my life, I typically enjoy snapping scenes that are bright, … Continue reading I Embarked On A Black & White Photography Challenge

My Favorite Handwriting-Styled Fonts on National Handwriting Day

Happy National Handwriting Day! It was not until last year that I discovered National Handwriting Day existed. I find it rather neat that there is such a day as this one. I love my handwriting and I like to see what the handwriting of other people looks like. Did you know, there is a connection … Continue reading My Favorite Handwriting-Styled Fonts on National Handwriting Day

Snowflakes: A Poem

A breathing skyEncased in snowLike a ribcage andA humming heart. A happy componentSeen in snowflakeReflections,FragmentedIn the perfumesAnd moons ofEveryday. Horizons and valleysIced in white,And you are seenRibboned in the picturesque moment,And felt in the stillnessOf frozenChaos. Where in snowflakes,I used to see myself Only. A new winterAnd things areDifferentNow.

Earmuffs: A Poem

The world,Hilltop and street cornerEncased in gray wrappingAs snow whizzes,Dressing big blue mailboxesAnd street lamps. A glacial wind,Tangles the hairOf sidewalk wanderersAnd nighttime gypsies. Winter draftsPrick our earsAnd curl around the skinWe try to hide. Whispering whirlwindsHoller the namesWe wish to never hear again,So we put on earmuffs.

A January Poem: Igloos

Ice and snow, tinseled terrain illuminates.Gray boots borrow knots of snow, flurries stuffed between the tangled patterns of the sole.Lonely igloo, frozen bricks staggered in a pallid fresco.Out, open, a peeking entrywayOrange light trickles as a fire flickers, and wanderers approach.Stamped footprints leave behind the printed journey, like a silkscreen or icy talisman.

How To Distance Yourself From Writer's Block This Year

Cures for anything can be hard to discover. Unfortunately for writers, the cure for writer's block also has yet to be found. Luckily, though, writers possess the power to prevent writer's block from striking. We can also prevent the stay from lasting far too long. This year, kick writer's block to the curb with all … Continue reading How To Distance Yourself From Writer's Block This Year

The Night The Constellations Extinguished: A Short Story

"Do you know what you're going to do yet?" Mona asked her friend, Violet. Their high top Converse sneakers thwacked against the sidewalk like the rubber soles did everyday; morning and afternoon, to and from school. The sky's largest star launched rays downward as Violet's sigh trailed into autumn's open air. The beech tree on … Continue reading The Night The Constellations Extinguished: A Short Story