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...

Inkwell Spotlight: ‘Puppet’

You can’t just do that You can’t just say those things and not expect For emotional strings to get attached Or maybe that was your intent all along So that you could clasp on those...

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: ‘Housewarming’

Sunday, Sunday, SUNDAY. It was Sunday, meaning every hour on the hour is cheers-o-clock. Let’s drink. I really needed to pop a bottle anyway, and luckily there was a sealed one waiting for me in the liquor...

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...