Tag Archives: Inspiration

Truth, Prelude

What is truth? I have to remind myself that I am writing and dreaming up fantasies — I have to remind myself that they don’t exist. Sometimes my creative alter ego wants to take over and completely wipe out my … Continue reading

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Inspiration

The spark begins deep in my soul, consumes thought after thought, grows larger. The fire is a compulsion that bothers me — its flames hammer and chisel away at my consciousness — wrench me, push me to the edge of insanity, to where I can feel my feet losing hold of the ground, and I have no choice but to stop and help it burn down softly before it becomes an uncontrollable inferno. Continue reading

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Inside Youth

Inside hurried Youth’s explosive furnace
Revolution’s smold’ring spirit is born;
And politely forged by Reason’s promise
Evaporates in a pool of good-sense.

Inside hurried Youth’s explosive furnace
Revolution’s smold’ring spirit is born;
And politely forged by Reason’s promise
Evaporates in a pool of good-sense. Continue reading

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Betty on Sunday Morning

The door slammed shut and Betty cringed in her blankets. The smell of sweat lingered and tears soaked her pillow. It was four-thirty on Sunday morning. She had been here countless times. On the floor beside the bed lay her … Continue reading

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