Frozen Lark

Have you ever experienced that dissonance when you're furiously angry while trying to dampen that anger? You've convinced yourself, logically, that your anger is unfounded and you just need to calm down. How often does that work? This poem was inspired in that moment of chaos (as many poems are). You'll notice (if you stay … Continue reading Frozen Lark

Amélie

She leans back and the light from outside the window flashes on her exposed teeth, framed by slightly parted lips. The vintage gramophone on her nightstand has been trumpeting the orchestral "Non, je ne regretted rein," over and over for the past hour. She doesn't tire of it, and moves the needle to play it … Continue reading Amélie

Echo

I chose the name "Echo" because that's how this all came about - a piece sent to a friend, a "What do you think of this?" and the response was a morsel of prose, the perfect echo. From there it became a search for increased creativity, and friends from all over the country have beautifully … Continue reading Echo