I recently read W. Goldman’s The Princess Bride and started thinking about Bella’s Syndrome. While this Syndrome is very annoying, I also read J. Green’s Looking for Alaska after which broadened my thinking into “Why is the most interesting character almost never the narrator?” Bella’s Syndrome describes characters who have no hobbies, no skills, nothing interesting except their boyfriend,Continue reading “The Bella Syndrome pt.1”
I love music, especially that of Englishmen. This is a random post after not posting for 3 weeks but lyrics, like poetry, strives to capture a moment, an emotion. It’s a space where “Time forever frozen still.” Ed Sheeran’s Photgraph weaves together strands of love and loss. It compels you to experience your own feelings throughContinue reading “Touching Songs”
I’ve been working at the library for a week now, and some things that have’t been a serious problem before are becoming problems now. For one thing, I have Asperger’s, which basically makes someone socially awkward, causing the brain to adapt with higher artistic and logical thinking. It makes me really blunt, like “No, you’reContinue reading “3 Worrisome Things”
“You’re too old to lose it, too young to choose it, And the clock waits so patiently on your song You walk past the cafe but you don’t eat when you’ve lived too long You’re a rock’n’roll suicide” -David Bowie
Some objects define a person, like Han Solo’s Millennium Falcon and Harry Potter’s Firebolt or Nimbus 2000. They say that that person has got to be nearby. as was pointed out to me today When a friend asked “Hey where where you? We thought you were dead.” “I was dead. How’d you know?” “We sawContinue reading “How Objects Tell Your Story”
Journals can be a source for inspiration, like that weird name you encountered. Something embarrassing can become something funny, as long as you don’t implicate anyone. Strange dreams can become strange stories or the inspiration for a poem.
The following poem may or may not remind you of a certain place in a certain book. A description early in the book inspired me to decide that a cure for the common cold is hidden in this place Grotty Gardens. Oh, grotty gardens Continue reading “Can You Guess The Literary Setting That Inspired This Poem?”
Hi! welcome to my new blog where I’ll publish new stories and poems. Unbored, the first story came to me in a daydream, when I was bored. It’s about a girl who moves into an abandoned library with her sons, a dog and cat. It will come in sections or in bits that the personContinue reading “Unbored pt. 1”