Tag Archive: Creative Writing

Nancy Tingley

Fire Wall 1 Choking smoke, gagging fear. The fire wall sailed down the hill as the kids, wedges among hurried belongings, cried, Arthur, Arthur. And the dog, crazy with ears skull-pressed plummeted away. Get him. But, I turned the key….
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Hardy Griffin

Dadjinsky   I awoke in écarté. My left arm curved around the pillow and up to the headboard and my right foot arched toward tightly pointed toes. I looked longingly askance at the wall. Yes, I lay horizontal on the…
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Joy Kennedy-O’Neill

Animals at the Ball   A sequined ball gown glides past me. Eyes in an ostrich mask narrow. “Are you a donkey?” I waggle my mask’s brown ears. “Aardvark. They eat–” She’s spun away by a guy in a lion…
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James Hartman

Good Day for the Clouds The sky was so clear the blue looked prickly, like if you raised your palm it might cut your skin, but the sun was mild and there was no breeze as Jonathan sat in his…
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Gary Young

3 Poems The porch light throws shadows on the far side of the canyon. The pickets and posts of the railing cast the bars of an enormous cage, and I can see a giant—dark, featureless—pace between the redwoods and the…
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