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Some Days I Feel This Way 0

Some Days I Feel This Way

The Gorgon By Jesi Scott He called me Medusa, though I’ve no locks of snakes to grace my head, and I’ve two strong legs with which I walk, not slither, from room to room.   I spurned his advances, the god-man, deity-son; now am I ridiculed, feared, cursed by his vengeance....

Youth’s A Stuff Will Not Endure 0

Youth’s A Stuff Will Not Endure

Bittersweet By Jesi Scott What I remember most are his eyes like the Texas skies in winter when the sun shines after the snow falls and covers the browned leaves, the grey-green boughs of the evergreen trees. How those eyes sparkled, lit from within from some hidden sunbeam he carried in...

Inspiration Strikes When You Least Expect It 5

Inspiration Strikes When You Least Expect It

I’m working on a new project. I’m excited! I can’t wait to see how this goes. Or how far. Kind of curious to see if I can pull this off. Character names are going to change later so I don’t have to keep them straight. For now, enjoy a snippet of...

Prisoner of War 7

Prisoner of War

Prisoner of War By Jesi Scott Would that I could turn my anguish into clouds, Then ask the wind to blow it away. This pain tears, and rakes its claws through my tortured brain, My skin cracked and bleeding, My already once sewn-up heart ripped again at the seams. And it’s...

Dark August Suits My Dark Heart 5

Dark August Suits My Dark Heart

This poem is not my own. It’s by Derek Walcott, and it suits me today. The first lines in the the first two stanzas especially hit me hard in the chest, like a sledgehammer. I am the sun in this poem. My only hope lies in the rest of the poem....

I Do NOT Condone Drinking As a Writing Tool…BUT… 12

I Do NOT Condone Drinking As a Writing Tool…BUT…

Inspiration (according to the Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary): : something that makes someone want to do something or that gives someone an idea about what to do or create : a force or influence that inspires someone : a person, place, experience, etc., that makes someone want to do or create something...

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Love is…

Alright, darn it…I knew this prompt was coming. Raise your hand if you are just waiting to see what I write about love. Rod, put your hand down, we all know you are. (~wink) Sigh. Okay. Here we go. I write about love often, believe it or not. CJ has read...

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Practice Writing: At First Glance

This past Sunday, Amanda (the lady who runs our writing group) asked us what we would like to improve about our writing. I said, basically, that I’d like to be able to just sit down and write. Distractions keep me from completing a story. Whether it’s tearing after the Tornado who’s...