Category Archives: Creative Writing

120 Haikus Part 2

At 11:00 on Sunday night I cranked out the last of my hourly haikus for the Twitter Fiction Festival. It was a lot of fun but by the end I was really looking forward to catching up on all the … Continue reading

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120 Haikus – part 1

My ongoing contribution to the Twitter Fiction Festival is a collection of 120 haikus; one for each hour (posted on the hour) of the five day festival. I’m a little over half-way through now and boy, am I tired! I’m … Continue reading

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The Mine

It’s -20C outside, but by the time I set my pack down I’m sweating and thirsty. I have to take a seat in the snow before I’m able to continue. A wall of thick white ice greets me at the … Continue reading

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The Sky at Night

Someone once told me “Set your sights on the stars!” At first I wasn’t entirely convinced that this was a wise idea. Then, someone else assured me that it was, indeed, sound advice. It may have been Oprah. I’m really … Continue reading

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The Road Behind

I left fresh tracks in the snow behind me as I walked down the old dirt road. The frigid air chewed at the tip of my nose with its tiny sharp teeth. The sun was just trying to push through … Continue reading

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Nothing is More Beautiful than Me.

  Nothing is more beautiful than me. My laughter rings out like a hundred tiny bells or blares like a fog horn, depending on my mood. Sometimes I do it when I’m nervous. You wish you had hair like mine. … Continue reading

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Looming

The first post!  How many times can you edit a piece before the whole exercise loses meaning?  At some point you have to push it out the door, cross your fingers, and hope it will make it in the world … Continue reading

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