After Reading "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" by J.K. Rowling, I was compelled to write my reaction to the last few chapters of the book. I enjoy seeing peoples views on certain topics and thought to give it a go myself.
You are in a dark decrepit building, dark, dusty, long been vacated and damned. Someone is screaming. Its either extreme pain or it is fear. You have the ability, knowledge and equipment to help in one context, but not the other. What would you do?
A short response from my Film literature class on the Spike Jonze directed 'Adaption'. It should be noted that our semester had an ongoing theme of 'the self' and our specific understanding of that theme within the chosen films
Sunshine beaming in from a window
Proud Lion Like shine
blends my thinking with the wine Im
drinking from none other than a Vine
one Paw deep in the Terra
soil moister than most
fertile crescent valley
alley of perception
for the prowl.
Lunatic Hour approaches
This is the product of an exercise my Creative Writing teacher made us do. We read "The Listeners" by Walter De La Mare and my teacher told us to "explain the unanswered question." What was the Traveler doing there? Who were the "phantom listeners"? So, this is what I came…
One day, circa winter 2000, I got really tired of people saying that they felt sorry for me. So I sat down and wrote this. There is another one called Anger Dance that is the more "adult only" response, but this one everyone can read. Also, please note that the…
In the future, the govt doesn't have enough soldiers for the army so they conduct an experiment using kids as soldiers. The experiment worked. Kat's dad was part of the experiment and her bigger brother joins the army as well. So when her brother dies in war, she gets drafted…
I will be talking about two simple ideas that can be used in the tutoring sessions to help both the tutor and the student/s. First, is to set side-by-side with the student, second is to leave the student under control of their own writing.
Set in a post apocalyptic world, where the remaining survivors have rebuilt their cities. These rebuilt cities are called "Saints." However there is nothing holy about these places. They are few and far between, and are ravished by war, poverty, and crime. There is no government, no law, no order.…
Even though I am a firm believer in free will, only a fool would maintain that freedom is not dependent upon circumstance; that said this bit of writing explores the co-dependent relationship that exists between “identity” and circumstance.
My response to Laurel's challenge. I was give Impressions d'Afrique by Salvador Dali, in which there is a painter who appears trapped inside his own painting. The surreal landscape and the fact that his muse is also with him leads me to believe perhaps it was a vision of the…
This is a response, a very short response I might add, to "In a Rented Room" by Denis Johnson I wrote at a creative writing club here at my university. Enjoy! XD
In a Rented Room
By: Denis Johnson
this is a good dream, even if the falling is
this is my short story for XStephSteph09X challenge. Enjoy.
My book to write a short story on was Twilight (yay!) and my genre is Triller/Suspence
** Non Nobis Domine Sed Nomini Tuo Da Gloriam- Not unto us o Lord, but unto thy name give glory.
This is a Shakespearean Sonnet I wrote for a poetry class Fall Quarter this year. It is a response to a poem by Sylvia Plath, "The Moon and the Yew Tree," which is one of my favorites. The rhyme scheme is strict but I have taken a little liberty with…
This is a comment I left for my erstwhile partner in crime 'Dawn Prest'. It is a comment for her poem 'Neon King of the Cupids' and as such follows that vain. I wrote it in 30 seconds, so it ain't that great, but is a bit of fun.