Book Review: My Heart and Other Black Holes by Jasmine Warga

46th - My Heart and Other Black Holes by Jasmine Warga Rating:  (Good read, definitely!) What is it about: Sixteen-year-old physics nerd Aysel is obsessed with plotting her own death. With a mother who can barely look at her without wincing, classmates who whisper behind her back, and a father whose violent crime rocked her… Continue reading Book Review: My Heart and Other Black Holes by Jasmine Warga

Red: A Rondelet

Dripping red blood from her pale wrist she cut deeply. Dripping red blood screams her pain she kept hidden, locked. She relish the pain silently, her final seconds end slowly--- dripping red blood. — Photo credit: Unsplash In response to OctPoWriMo 2016 by Morgan Dragonwillow‘s Day 25. — The Rondelet is a relatively short poem using the entire opening… Continue reading Red: A Rondelet


Ephemeral: An Eleventh Power* Someone shattered your fragile heart with sweet lies, someone freed the inner demons you keep inside, someone left you without answering your whys, someone laughed hard without seeing that you cried, someone belied your efforts and many tries, someone neglected your presence in one stride, they dug hollow holes inside your once… Continue reading Ephemeral

Have Your Ever

Have you ever felt like a cold stone diving into a chilling tears-made ocean but no one's noticing? Have you ever felt like a tight-tied tongue begging to spit words that stung? Have your ever felt like a hollow shell slowly sinking in sand but no one's seeing its fading, waving hand? Have you ever felt like a dried leaf flying… Continue reading Have Your Ever

When My Demons Win

Tonight I will let my demons win. Go envy, speak yourself. Ask why among my friends I have the lowest almost minimum-wage salary. Why it's easy to increase theirs, but hard for me. I only want to provide for my family, to buy my mom some groceries, while my friends mostly spend their money on… Continue reading When My Demons Win

The Actress

The Actress Façade as bright as lemons, possess vibrance that can slow hours, yet inside, you’re cringing-sour. — ©2016 Rosemawrites@A Reading Writer. All Rights Reserved. Photo credit: Erol Ahmed In response to Sonya of Only 100 Words‘ Three Line Tales Week Fifteen If you want to join, here are the simple rules: Write three lines inspired by the photo prompt.… Continue reading The Actress