The Invisible Band Member

I am the invisible band member. I joined in 2015— That September. You hear my bells, You see me every game day. Those who attend the sporting event Are able to witness my presence. Yet...

The Bridge Between Reality and Fantasy

As the drawbridge lowered, I finally got a good look…at my virginity. I’ve never seen my virginity. We’ve never met in person, or maybe we had but I had no recollection. As the drawbridge lowered,...

The Metaphorical Man

His hands are heat, soothing and burning in the same instance. His eyes are jagged ice, sculpted into the face of an angel. His voice is salt, flavorful in a pinch, overpowering in a spoonful. His...

Out of the Woodwork

Sometimes you don’t see them. Sometimes you do, But you don’t know what they are thinking of you. They watch you With love, Kindness, And concern, But you don’t know it. They see...

On Second Thought, Don’t Let It Snow

Peaceful, serene, beautiful A comforting blanket of white Until the minute you step outside   It’s hard to see the beauty in winter, when you can barely even breathe, let alone see The...

I’ll Find Them Singing

I’ve seen my fair share of sadness And of happiness on the way I’ve heard the call of the silent Growing louder every day   It hits the walls and echoes Reverberating in my...

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...