Category Archives: Inspiration

Oh Boy

I feel rotten.   I’ve abandoned you all.   I haven’t signed into this wordpress account for a very long time and now that I have, I see you. You’re all still here. Not only that, a few new faces … Continue reading

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Please Pass The Kryptonite

“Do you think your feet still smell when you’re dead?” All I can see is the top of his little head, hair glowing like raging fire under the warm lights above us. My voice strangled, I half scold him; “What … Continue reading

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Let There Be

He trudges along his near invisible path. The path he’s been trudging his entire, whole life. His thin trail cloaked in twisted and tangled trees and trunks. Hidden under broken and bent barb and brush. Holed up inside his rusted … Continue reading

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Good Enough

The powder slowly fell out of the paper envelope into the bowl, reminding me of a dump truck off-loading a pile of sand; only the dust rising from this pour was so sweet, my mouth watered at the scent. I carefully tore … Continue reading

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It’s Clear

At times we tumble to the bottom of the sea and lay quietly on the mossy floor. We coil in darkness, sometimes stretch in cool patches of light. We spy our reflections in warped, mottled looking glass and struggle to … Continue reading

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Only You

Through the fog, it vies for my attention. I can barely see it just below the surface of the sand. Grains scattered over the exterior, it’s mottled, difficult to visualize. Dust surrounding, settling, my view is nearly blocked. People walk … Continue reading

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Exposed

As I lift it out of the box, the soft material all but slips through my fingers. The creamy beige cashmere is rich and lush, silky and soft, like nothing I’ve ever owned. Instantly, I’m in love. “I’ll treasure it … Continue reading

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Help

I sat outside a coffee shop on callous, stony concrete hoping someone would give me something, anything; money, food, a coffee, kindness. It was bitter and my fingers were understandably numb. Men in unyielding suits talked on their phones and … Continue reading

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Desire

She rubbed the sticks together. Back and forth, back and forth, fast as she felt she could, keeping them pressed as tight as her muscles would allow. Her shoulders ached and her braids swung to and fro with the momentum. … Continue reading

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Small

Copyright © 2013 The Wrought Writer She wrapped herself in the crooks of looks and nooks of books, cloaked her face with hair misplaced, hid her smile, for a while, in the cover of much denial. She grew small it … Continue reading

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