I Am A Writer: An Essay

I have never in my life written a novel. Oh, I’ve tried. I’ve just never finished one. At least, never finished anything that was good in any kind of literary standard. In the seventh grade, I thought school was too easy (this is not a lie), so I started writing a novel and finished three months…

Dappled III: Bonfire

My father set up the logs and kindling in the night. He left us in the day and told me I would be in charge. I went outside to birth the flame and shadow with my light, And in that flame, I saw my soul, alive though on the marge. In the shadow I could…