you got a sunburn on the first day of grade school. strawberry juice ran down our stick fingers, our ruby eyes blindfolded. we were endless then. you traveled to scarlet, rocky mountains the summer before middle school. velvet sails of ships went with you, leaving only rugged waves and the stems of roses behind. you … Continue reading reddening: Original Content
sometimes i grope for words and laugh at myself afterwards. (because i’m supposed to be a writer, aren’t i?) other times, i sit on the chipping green bench and pretend to stare at the birds while i tap tap tap inside my head and live a different life. i let words and colors drench me … Continue reading a chipping green bench: Original Content
you watched me cry, seeds running in narrow rivulets down my cheeks. we are swollen like bright pearls scraping along the edge of a shell; we are beautiful. my little wooden heart molds with wet, and when you take a step— it creaks. my tiny … Continue reading the girl who plays ukulele: Original Content
Poetry is another great and beautiful form of writing, used to express ideas in a different way than a short story, novella, or novel. Sometimes, it's hard to come up with topics for poems, so here are 5 ideas to hopefully inspire you.