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

New Year's Resolution Recommendations For All Types Of People

The end of the decade is near, but the start of another is glittering on the horizon. It is the perfect time to find your New Year's Resolution to make the year of 2020 extra great. Make this the year of new opportunities, more positive outlooks, more risk taking, more thoughtfulness, and finally following through … Continue reading New Year's Resolution Recommendations For All Types Of People

Winter Eyes: A Poem

Bands, braids, and beltsFidget and pranceRadiate and gleamIn shimmering sheetsOf atmospheric flickers. Like that crystallineGlisten in your eye. Swaths of skyHover brightlyIn the thousand nightsOf winter,Behind a blizzard moonShining metallically. Violet feathersGreen trembles,Twinkling in ribbons. A decorative luminanceLike that glisten in your eye. Wintertide plunges,Spurts fromAlaska and Antarctica seams. Snow cappedMountaintopsApplaud inFlurried angels. EmbellishedLike that … Continue reading Winter Eyes: A Poem