Tag: creative writing

Imagination

I used to feel like I had a vivid imagination but now I feel like reality has beaten it out of me and I’m slowly becoming an inane drone. 

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I try not to regret things. Bad or good, what happened has happened. Good things end, bad things end. I must be grateful because these things mold me into who I am. I am growing. I am a living, breathing person, made of flesh…

Day One

On the way home this evening, I felt numb. The route home was slightly different but most of it was the same. There was the drive west on 36th Street instead of 41st Street but the rest was dark and wet. It started raining…

The Impressive Wall

He built a huge wall around his house. It’s an impressive wall, a wall that people admire. But a crime has been committed. There is a good possibility that learning about what motivated the crime is beyond his impressive wall and in his stately…

Mom

Tomorrow will be the twenty-first anniversary of my mother’s passing. We were very close though we often did not see eye to eye. Recently I’ve drawn comparisons between my mother’s life and the one I’m chugging along with. I left home around the time…

Once Upon A Time

I’ve always wanted to write a story that began with “Once upon a time.” There has never been a story that started with “Once upon a time” that hasn’t grabbed me. What will happen, I always ask myself? And with that I am whisked away, like an…

On America

Yesterday was John Lennon Day in New York City. Mayor Bill de Blasio proclaimed it and that was that. The proclamation recognized the fortieth anniversary of the United States government’s dropping of its deportation case against Lennon. This paved the way for him to…