Inkwell Spotlight: Magic in Imagination

Starlight in a bird’s eye view A midnight blue on a resting sea It’s a big bright star amidst an inky night The flame alight in a child’s mind   Limitless what imagination can...

Inkwell Spotlight: A Beautiful Change

I walk down a narrow path filled with a dark sense when I hear the babbling brook laugh but it's choking and tense. I feel sharp eyes on my back that make me spin around to see all that I...

Inkwell Spotlight: Dear J.G.F.

It is not you who has wounded me.   You are not the trigger of the earthquakes that erupt from my body.   You are not the cause of my pupils dilating with horror.   You are not...

Inkwell Spotlight: Lost

Footsteps down overgrown paths crunching like crumpled paper. My hands ran across aging bark, microscopic splinters nestling under calloused skin. Cold, damp air pressed against a body wracked with pain and...

Denial

I smile because I bare no pain but I cry internally for those that do. I laugh endlessly because I lack any burden to prohibit my laughter. My life is nothing close to weary. If perfection existed, my...

Breadwinner

We live in a society of people who love to compete. Through sports teams, and social status, through job promotions and resume fillers, and even through what we look like and how others feel about us. Wanting...

Divine Sign Language

It was in the middle of the storm when I first said it And actually meant it. It was pouring by then, And I found myself right in the middle of it, Getting soaked. They tried to offer me an...