Student, Teacher Weekly Writing Challenge The original, Leave no trace behind?, was a metaphorically view in reference to children. This post is a literal view. I spent the last 10 days hiking in some of the most beautiful areas of Utah. I saw arches, caves, mountain ranges, canyons, hoodoos, and Indian rock art, just to … More Leave no trace behind – Part 2
Flash Fiction Writing Challenge: I sat at the table in our small hallway of a kitchen. It’s the kind of table you’d find in a dusty diner somewhere off Highway 50. A place time had long forgotten. I was lost in thought for what seemed like hours until my eyes decided to focus across the … More A key, a whistle and a Post-it.
I bought my first lotto ticket the other day. I honestly expected to win. I did not, which is why I am sitting here writing this post. I still expect to win even though I haven’t purchased another ticket. Had I won, I would expect not much to change. I would expect to make a … More Not So Great Expectations Challenge
Finally, after three hours of sitting in silence, I came to bow before her. Kneeling, I gently placed my hands on her bare feet she had tucked beneath green silk and golden embroidery. A hundred pair of eyes before me and yet she looked at me with a fresh curiosity. (Picture: Mother Meera. Image from … More The meeting. (Fifty Challenge)
I am surrounded. People of all shapes and sizes are pointed at me like beams of light. The lights bend only slightly when they reach me and then continue, as if they never felt the glitch. I am making my way up some famous street near Times Square. It is almost dark now and the … More The free ticket. (Time Machine Challenge)
DP Challenge – Time for Poetry This Is Only A Test You have placed upon me the burden of guilt. Like the mind of a child, you are unable to understand. Sitting in your pew, beaten up in the name of God the ordained old man regurgitating to his church how to think, what to … More This Is Only A Test – A Sestina (Time for Poetry Challenge)