Creative Writing

Wings Of The Dawn: A Poem About Hope

Yesterday I wrote a poem called "Christmas After Death" that reflected the way I felt about holidays after my dad died in 2009. It was hard to relate to other people or enjoy special occasions since he wasn't there. I decided to write the poem because, although time soothed the wound in my heart, I… Continue reading Wings Of The Dawn: A Poem About Hope

Creative Writing

Writing Prompt: in front of the courthouse

My butt was beginning to feel numb from the cool marble steps. I hugged my thin navy sweater tight to my ribcage and stared towards the parking lot. Waiting. Expecting. “He’s thirty-five minutes late,” complained my mom. She paced on the step above me. I could feel the irritation radiating off of her. “I’m sure… Continue reading Writing Prompt: in front of the courthouse