Nothing truly starts or ends spectacularly. No, things start small, irregularly growing larger and larger until it comes to its ultimate, the highest point in its metaphorical life. When something ‘ends well’, that isn’t it’s end. It isn’t quite something’s … Continue reading

The Science Behind Cooking

“Eating is a necessity, but cooking is an art”, said Miranda’s mom, Cathy. “I know, that’s the 12th time you’ve said that!” said Miranda. “If you want to learn how to cook, then you must have this saying ingrained into your … Continue reading

Nature Poem

Please Care What breaks at yonder? Is it the sun’s’ rays? Or the diamonds of the moon?   Nay, It is the smog that blocks thou throat, And the poison that makes thou gloat,   What makes you smile? What … Continue reading

Environment Poetry

Look here, at this pristine wilderness; see twisted masses of ancient trees, whispering waves brushing rocky shores, bear cubs seeking the comfort of their mother, the fearless predator seeking wary prey. Look here, at this dazed civilization; observe plumes of … Continue reading

The Red Room

It started raining as soon as I left. By the time I’d reached the point of no return, it was pouring. The roads were flooding, and there was no way I could keep going. I pulled out my phone and … Continue reading

Conflict Free Write

I ran through the woods, dodging every branch, tree and log that rose up out of the fog ahead of me. I knew it was behind me, chasing me down, maybe even gaining on me. But it didn’t matter, I … Continue reading