A Draft Excerpt From “Little Earthquakes In The Sea”: Time For Goodbye

Content Warning: this piece discusses the death of a child and is based on a true story that took place almost a hundred years ago. For those wishing for a soundtrack while reading, I recommend this. It rained that day in Bonaventure. The men in linen raincoats slicked with wet wax pried her blue andContinue reading “A Draft Excerpt From “Little Earthquakes In The Sea”: Time For Goodbye”

A Reflection On Flowers – A Poem

A Reflection On Flowers Perhaps in early morning dewAs one bud fades into decayThe green of spring is still anewWhere old roots cling in fertile frayBut what of rocks and moss and bark?Are dreams of blossom’s change to sleep?A foolish gardener will prune all changeHoping to preserve rather than createAnd if there are genetic flaws?Continue reading “A Reflection On Flowers – A Poem”

To: Route 17 – A Poem

I wish you could know himHe’s everything you wanted He dances with no musicAnd laughs at my jokes And I would bring him homeBeneath the big Live Oak There’s something so sickAbout how I finally fit in How you think you wonHow you saved me from sin “That’s not how this works”I wish I couldContinue reading “To: Route 17 – A Poem”

Things That Influence My Writing: Small Town Gene Puddles And Not Liking “Gone With The Wind”

Listen – you’re going to see a lot of posts involving inspiration from Reddit’s /r/Mapporn or similar subreddits. I love maps and I’m a very visual/spatial thinker. Sometimes these will make you laugh and sometimes these will make you scratch your head because I’m posting a map about the percentage of first-cousin marriages per populationContinue reading “Things That Influence My Writing: Small Town Gene Puddles And Not Liking “Gone With The Wind””