A Haiku, Bar Stool

This haiku is a little different than what I have shared in the past. It focuses on the sobriety of a troubled character in my upcoming novel. Jacob Riley carries a moniker that no one would be proud of that being the town drunk. He knows people laugh at him and talk about him soContinue reading “A Haiku, Bar Stool”

A Poem, Pandora’s Box

A little Greek Mythology anyone?How about Pandora’s box? I can remember learning about the Greek myth of Pandora’s box back in high school and thinking, “Wow, what an interesting myth.”Long story short, Pandora was sculpted from clay by the Greek God Hephaestus and was purposely given deceitful gifts by the Gods to punish mankind. SheContinue reading “A Poem, Pandora’s Box”

A Poem, The Albatross

It isn’t The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, but I sure had fun putting it together. The thought of The Rime of the Ancient Mariner came to mind last night, and then I dug in a bit revisiting the whole superstition on the bad luck of killing an albatross. Needless to say, I wrote aContinue reading “A Poem, The Albatross”

500 followers!

I got a notification this morning that I hit 500 followers! The support in the WP community has been out of this world!Hitting such a milestone, I figured it would be fun to continue with sharing some fun facts about myself. This time I’ll share 3 fun facts! In no particular order…. Fun Fact #1)Continue reading “500 followers!”

A Poem, The Ill-fated Astronaut

Dramatis Personae: A 40’s something astronaut and his escape pod, which is now his coffin of sorts.Setting: Deep space This poem follows the last few moments of an astronaut on an ill-fated space mission. Out of desperation, he rushed to an escape pod. Due to an explosion of the shuttle, the pod’s trajectory was thrownContinue reading “A Poem, The Ill-fated Astronaut”

A Poem, No More Pins

I wrote this poem yesterday, and it is written from an interesting perspective. It is a doll that knows its purpose but does not want to be punished for wrongdoings anymore. I anticipate the pinsSharp with pain, it pierces meNow the healing beginsMy lips sewn shut but still I pleaI don’t want to feel thisContinue reading “A Poem, No More Pins”

A Poem, Pluck These Strings

I wrote this poem yesterday. It just came to me out of nowhere, so I just decided to go along for the ride. It follows the grueling grind of a puppet’s life and its personal struggle. With a tug and pull, I’m brought to lifeI’ve danced for peasants and kingsI do not want to liveContinue reading “A Poem, Pluck These Strings”

400 Followers!

I hit 400 followers yesterday! With that being said, I’ll open up a little bit more about myself by sharing a fun fact again. Fun fact: For most of my life, I’ve been told that I have a babyface, so I grew a goatee in my early twenties to shake that perception. I don’t see itContinue reading “400 Followers!”

A Poem, The Werewolf

And now I’m going to venture back into the macabre, dark poetry side for a moment. In this poem, I wrote about one of my favorite mythical beasts growing up, the werewolf. I grew up on movies like The Wolfman, The Howling, Silver Bullet, Wolf (Jack Nicholson), An American Werewolf in London, and Teen WolfContinue reading “A Poem, The Werewolf”

300 followers!

I hit 300 followers yesterday! With that being said, I’ll open up a little bit more about myself by sharing a fun fact. Fun fact: I have a ridiculous collection of novelty t-shirts. I felt this t-shirt offers some good advice and good vibes to everyone out there in the WP community, “Stay Golden.” ThankContinue reading “300 followers!”

A Poem, Déjà vu

I wrote this poem a little while ago and it touches on déjà vu with a sci-fi twist. We’ve all had the feeling like we’ve done it all before, but we can’t put our fingers on it.The poor soul in the poem finds out why he has the feeling in a mind-bending way. I’ve walkedContinue reading “A Poem, Déjà vu”

A Poem, The Failed Deity

Dramatis Personae: An egotistical person that, by happenstance, stumbled across a tiny speck of a civilization to lord over.Setting: Earth, parallel universe. All praise me for your deity has comePraise me until your jaws are brokenNo mutiny under my thumbYour fearsome God has spokenI’ll rule with an iron fistPut those able hands to laborOr I’ll crushContinue reading “A Poem, The Failed Deity”

A Poem, The Accusing Sun

In an upcoming novel that I am currently writing, the protagonist wrote the journal entry below: “The sun shines bright, glaring at a person like an accusing eye, an eye that had its eyelid torn off to mitigate the temptation of blinking. It refuses to lose sight of us as we wallow in the mire.”Continue reading “A Poem, The Accusing Sun”

200 Followers!

I got a notification this morning that I reached 200 followers!I opened WordPress and saw the notification, and this is pretty much verbatim my reaction. You might be asking yourself, well, how did you celebrate? And if you are not asking yourself that question, no worries, because I’m going to tell you anyway. Haha 😊Continue reading “200 Followers!”

A Poem, Knight’s Call

Dramatis Personae: An injured knight who is a prisoner of war. As he watches fellow prisoners getting executed, he decides to act luring and killing the guard. Time is of the essence as their freedom is slipping away. Following his given oath, he defends the helpless even if it means his death.Setting: Castle prison HandsContinue reading “A Poem, Knight’s Call”