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War Zone (free verse)

War Zone (free verse)

I need to clean the clutter that has taken over my house. Hoarding this mess makes no sense, but I don’t know how to clear it out. This disaster was formed through decades of war and I’ve come to collect the wreckage. On the floor lies all my flaws. I sweep them into...
Autopilot (Freeverse)

Autopilot (Freeverse)

This is a poem I wrote for one of my poetry classes. Enjoy! I turn off the alarm and start my day. Every one feels the same. Autopilot my life away. Tasks, chores and obligations are like sand filling me up. Making me heavy and leaving room for nothing else. My office...

Making Time for Writing

Time is our most valuable asset. It’s what we always feel we need more of. Except for the weird hours between 9 and 5 that seem to loom on forever if you’re desk dweller like me. So how do we make time for our craft? Give our characters and plots the...
Writing a Book: The Secret Key to Motivation

Writing a Book: The Secret Key to Motivation

It’s the beginning of November! And for many writers that means that excitement and pure, nauseating panic is in the air. It’s NaNoWriMo. For those inhabiting the undersides of rocks, NaNoWriMo is National Novel Writing Month. Those participating set a goal to write...