Sunrise (Verse)

As someone who is very excited for fall and the continuing wheel of seasons, I thought a good idea would be to have a new series of poems about various times of the day. If I can, the plan is to have a piece on each of the following times: Sunrise (featured here), Morning, Noon,…

Thief [Poem]

Howdy. Here's another poem, just cause. The idea of taking someone's breath, taking a picture, taking your time, et cetera kept bouncing around my mind. I expanded it into a work-in-progress called "Thief," and promptly forgot about it. Then I read this line in a book where a character decided no one could make them hate someone. I don't remember which…

Lazarus Dreams — Poem

Recently, I entered HSLDA's annual, nationwide poetry contest, for the third or fourth time. I submitted three poems to be judged, waited the long couple of months for the judging, then grinned my face off the whole day when I discovered I won not only SECOND place, but also THIRD place. The third poem is…

Watching Old Movies

I really enjoy watching old black and white movies. They're clean, they're generally more thoughtful or reflective, men always wore hats and spoke in quick, deep tones, the women were at once strong and meek and graceful, and everything felt a little more realistic and relatable. But sometimes there's a little catch: of course directors…

Short Thoughts about Today

Remember yesterday, when you said you would "do something tomorrow?" Or other tasks or self-renovation acts that you've been putting off for a while? Today is yesterday's tomorrow, so I'll make no excuses for procrastinating in any way. Then there are those days that you regret. Have you ever woken up Sunday and gritted your…

The Experts’ Opinions on Time

This is a compilation I, um, compiled of some quotes on time, when I was thinking about what exactly time was, and how one could poetically define it. Thus, this. Enjoy. If you like it, comment or click the like button. Have a blessed day. What is time? Trying to come up with a straightforward definition for…