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
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.
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.
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.
Imagine, it is almost time to leave, so you snatch your car keys, grab your phone, bag, and head out the door, the destination on your mind. You open the car door and climb inside. After turning the key in the ignition, do you adjust the radio knobs next or cue up your favorite podcast? … Continue reading Podcasts To Listen To 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
I am a novelist and a poet. Sometimes, I am a short storyist too, but that is only on occasion. Each time I sit down to write, in the back of my mind are the words I am known to use way too often. Just like how I used to use the word 'sparkle' in … Continue reading Words To Use In Your Writing This Year
Calligraphy is a popular trend. The tools used to create calligraphy are quite diverse. Luckily, fancy pens are not the only utensils that create appealing lettering. Crayola markers can suit just as well. Calligraphy is an art form I want to get into this year, which is why plastered to the top of my Christmas … Continue reading January Calligraphy
"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
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