Inkwell Spotlight: ‘Believe’

If she believed in magic, she knew she’d be alright. She could smile in the face of swirling shadows that barred their sharp, rotting teeth. She could open her lips and murmur...

Inkwell Spotlight: ‘Click’

They shoot the skinny girl first. She dips her head back, letting her golden hair ripple down her shoulders. A hand reaches above her head, delicate fingers pointing to the sun. Click. She brings her other...

Inkwell Spotlight: ‘Walk of Life’

Day turns into lonesome night. While I am immersed in dark, The dying stars pour out their last light.   The stars and moon guide my way As my feet scream for relief, But I know I cannot...

Inkwell Spotlight: ‘Losing My Grip’

Fingers wrapped around A frail pole Lathered from end to end In grease It urges me to fall Yet my hands struggle To maintain their tenuous hold If I am to hold on any longer I feel as though...

Inkwell Spotlight: ‘Peace of Mind’

In times of war, you will always find peace May it be blazing guns or endless hunger Light will eclipse the dark In a world where men destroy and women scream When children cannot find a bed to sleep In...

Inkwell Spotlight: ‘Combat Boots’

These worn-out boots have walked a million miles. Treads, once crisp and clear, have been eroded smoothed down to nearly nothing. The leather that once glinted in the sun Is dull nicked and scratched,...