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To The Sea

Armal, Asturias, Spain, 1898 There was no wedding. If I could’ve done anything differently, there would’ve been a wedding. A wedding with a gown, many guests, dancing, food and music. All my friends were as disappointed as I was. They’d been planning my wedding since before I had turned ten. The same with me for [...]

The Shoe Thief

Once there was a little red fox.  She had clear green eyes and pointy brown ears. She had very good taste, but she had no fears!  Every day, she took five minutes to lick her pretty brown coat, five minutes to brush her pointy white teeth, and five minutes to groom her well-padded paws.  However, [...]

The Blood Orange

Ughhh! Why do all of the other oranges pick on me for being a ruby red blood orange?! I even get death threats from the Giant Boy now! He threatens to eat me. And since summer has begun, the attacks from the Flies have been worse since the Giant Hand has forsaken us! It never [...]

Brave Soul, ii

In this lugubrious land

Prose Poem

As I stand here, ready to take on the world in a fight that will seem to last an eternity, thoughts of doubt, intimidation, and sorrow swirl around my mind sucking away any confidence I have left. And more and more as my confidence fades it leaves nothing more than these thoughts that tear away [...]

Day and Night

When it is day, it is blue

Chains

If when I look into the glass,

Insights of a Dying Man

If a knife is stabbing me in my chest

Time

I am time.

Monologue

“You should’ve stepped away

Where I’m From

I am from the warmth of my family’s hugs.

The Yellow

Oh, look at the yellow in the birch trees!

The Night Sky

If when the sun is moving

Humming

If I, when my technological conveniences are off

The Light

The light, the light, it’s calling my name

Flash fiction

I’ll vote for you!

Stages

In the beginning

Untitled

Smith’s Watches and Fine Jewelry sat deserted on Cherry St.

Where I’m Really From

I am from Albania, where large land lies between houses.

Taxes

I am a cowering cat

Muscles, a Fish

there’s always a wrinkle in water