look in the mirror that’s the ghost of you a fraction of a second ago I look into my lover’s eyes and she seems alive though I know we’re wilting
This baggy old structure features three or four bathrooms walled in, sealed off decades ago. Ghosts won’t rattle my dentures, rats and mice won’t trouble my soul, but I hope that big grisly spiders won’t appear when I burst the walls to salvage the antique plumbing.
If you’re craving to write something new, experimental, or you want to explore a topic, even jumpstart a stalled writing project, a writing prompt can be a great catalyst. Some writers generate enough ideas on their own—thank you very much—without what may feel like an assignment. But a writing prompt, as short as a word or not words at all, can free the writer to explore new terrain for the thrill of seeing where the journey leads.
After his eviction, Daryl headed uncertainly to an extended stay motel on the main drag. But after sorting through his crinkled bills, after counting and recounting, found he was $7 short for a night’s rest, and the wan dead-eyed clerk refused to cut him a break. “Sorry, it's hotel policy. Nothing I can do.”
For three days I’ve carried you on my back even though you keep falling off.
But it’s not that simple. No, it never is.
Jussawalla presents the vulnerability of the Indian borderlines in his work when he states that the country is vulnerable to foreign refugees and the fluctuating nature of formation of communities along sectarian lines that has become the hallmark of the Indian diaspora. But what strikes the speaker most is the indifference of the island city to all these political happenings.
She signed up for professor David Hudson’s Fundamentals of Journalism class, and the rest was written in the stars.
I binge-take extra-strength cough drops with gooey menthol centers having come home from Thanksgiving earlier than expected...
Two keys to having your writing considered are getting to know the publication and following the submission guidelines.