Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Tag: Creative Corner

Ode to a Professor

I wait in any class, accompanied by routine dread, whether anthology or textbook, it remains in lap, unread. The professor hurries in, expression too flustered as the...

Writing

Pen stabs paper. Repeatedly, remorseless. As the words form furiously the ink flows as a heart pounds, beating ever faster, ever louder. Tension mounts, the air builds pressure, pushing eardrums...

Conclusion, part one

And so this is my conclusion (of many). Love is very strange. It knows exactly how to pry open your heart, and to do with it...

The Family

I look down at my diamond-encrusted Kenneth Cole watch. The long silver hand nears the 7 as the short hand hovers between 10 and...

Too many boobies

“I’m not going to do that man,” Mansour says to my request. He doesn’t even look at me to stay it, just keeps his...

Prophet Jesus, son of Mary

When friends became strangers in no time He became my friend in need When songs were meaningless and didn't rhyme He became the rhythm and beauty of...

A sad haiku

I guess we’re all stuck as the people that we are fucking, friggin’ hell

Can peace be for sure?

Lieutenant Colonel Powell knew just what he’d say When the men came together to pray that day So beautiful, blue, warm, and clear It had been chosen...

Life

Death has always been something that I have questioned —something that I use to deny would ever happen within my family. However, the reality...

The perfect woman

In the interest of complexity, allow me to offer my account of why a perfect woman would be utterly undesirable. Messes are bliss, for we...

The Superintendent

My cell phone alarm clock blares. I roll over to face my bedside table and pick up my purple LG phone. I click the...

Veneration Ululation

Innocent, sweet little boy Who lives alone in an apartment of three rooms And smokes on any given day While he writes about smiling women With blooming eyes And...

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