I wish I wish I wish

I wish I was a better writer. That I could take the words in my hands and mold them to the depths inside of me for all the world to see. I wish I could convey emotion easily. That the words would slip from my pen and onto the paper and you would understand beyond... Continue Reading →

Quotes That’ve Hit a Chord

Recently I complied a list of my favorite quotes and I wanted to share my most favorite of favorites here with you. These are the quotes that've touched me most deeply, some in ways that are hard for me to explain. I'm not going to offer explanations for them, I'm just going to let the... Continue Reading →

September and Such

September! What a month, school's started and fall is supposed to be coming. (It hasn't. It wasn't even cold the day I took this picture with my hot latte and sweater. I just like to walk around pretending the leaves are changing colors and the weather is below 70. You feel?) Not much has occurred in... Continue Reading →

At the Theater

I had never seen anything like the fine gold and deep blue of the theater's ceiling. The theater had been built in the jazz age, it was evident in the geometrical patterns of ivory, gold, and bronze lining the ornate walls and roof. Sitting in my red velvet chair, my twelve-year- old mind pondered the... Continue Reading →

Beyond

Billions of words build up inside me,  Crescendoing to one poetic symphony.  I've not the faintest notion what to write. So many words in the world and none feel right. Nothing spectacular has taken place, Save that I'm reminded of God' grace. Books line the shelves, The vacuum hums, My little brother plays 'superheros' and... Continue Reading →

Summer Reads

This summer has been full of good books! Unfortunately, I haven't been able to review them all, but these are my thoughts on the last three months' reads. I won't be summarizing plots on this post, but you can take a look at my Goodreads for more information. Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys (5/5)... Continue Reading →

Cell Phone Satire

(For those who don't know what a satire is, it is a highly sarcastic response to a legitimate problem. Just keep in mind this post is dripping with sarcasm.) Cell phones have become essential in the daily lives of everyday Americans. They make the world faster and bring efficiency to both the business and social... Continue Reading →

May 1933

In the May of 1933, German students gathered in universities to burn literature deemed "offensive" to the Third Reich. This is a vignette I wrote about this event. ~ The night wrapped its dark embrace around the students, enshrouding them despite the glowering flames. Their shouts pierced the crackle of the fire. Each shout and... Continue Reading →

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