Poetry & Flash Fiction, World-building

Serarkini, The White Phoenix at the End of the World- A fictional poem

The poem below is written from the perspective of a fictional character for the purpose of worldbuilding in a larger story. I often write poetry to practice perspective taking with my characters, and to help build my understanding of their personalities, inner thoughts, and struggles.   Will fire reign upon us? Will fire reign upon… Continue reading Serarkini, The White Phoenix at the End of the World- A fictional poem

Poetry & Flash Fiction, World-building

To My Brother Cain- A fictional poem

The poem below is written from the perspective of a fictional character for the purpose of worldbuilding in a larger story. I often write poetry to practice perspective taking with my characters, and to help build my understanding of their personalities, inner thoughts, and struggles. To My Brother Cain You say you wish things could… Continue reading To My Brother Cain- A fictional poem

Poetry & Flash Fiction, Psychology & Social Thoughts

Not an Enemy but an Ally- A Poem

Someone close once said to me...   "In every life memory, there are mistakes... pains, regrets, and anger.   Things that tear into the heart, corrupt the soul, and darken the energy.   The only way to be free of this oppression, is to leave these things in the past, and leave the past as… Continue reading Not an Enemy but an Ally- A Poem

dark, eerie, foggy path
Poetry & Flash Fiction, Psychology & Social Thoughts

Words of Warning- A Poem

Rewind, everything runs in reverse. Don’t fall off the cliff Wasn’t I here before? Hands gripping the steering wheel Metal screaming in warped twisted wails A moment’s decision to take The span of a heart beat before you decide Don’t fall off the cliff Warning words spill from Untrained lips, so serene Don’t turn left… Continue reading Words of Warning- A Poem

NaPoWriMo 2018

NaPoWriMo 2018- An End Poem

I jotted this down in my notebook yesterday as a final poem for National Poetry Writing Month, but didn't get a chance to post it till now. Hope everyone you engaged in NaPoWriMo 2018 had a good time writing and/or reading some spontaneous, completely unedited poetry. 🙂 Inspired by Smashing Pumpkins "The Beginning is the… Continue reading NaPoWriMo 2018- An End Poem

NaPoWriMo 2018, World-building

NaPoWriMo 2018- Aurorna- A Fictional/ Fantasy Poem

  I often use poetry as a creative exercise to develop more in depth characters within my fictional and fantasy worlds. Sometimes this poetry makes it into the story itself, sometimes it reflects narratives I will write later, or have already written, but most often it just serves to help me understand my character better,… Continue reading NaPoWriMo 2018- Aurorna- A Fictional/ Fantasy Poem