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...

“The Drive”

The drive was the very worst, Under canopies of trees it was evident our quiet conversation was clearly coerced   Flowers we nurtured together died of thirst and left behind petals soaked...

Inkwell Spotlight: ‘The Sailing Wife’

Some carve a stone, some leave a wreath, some light a candle, and some shed tears at the sight of a plaque for those beneath. But, when I fall to reveries of the sound of her voice, or the curve of her...

Inkwell Spotlight: ‘Smiling Eyes’

In rows we sit before the teachings of our professor waiting in anticipation for the freedom to dance in the sun upon the ringing bells   At once we jump on the chance to depart a...

Inkwell Spotlight: ‘Resilient’

From the warmth and certainty of a true home, Into a new world of uncertainty and blank pages. From friendships hard fought for, and the peace of a second family, Into a flurry of names and faces that...