*Author's Note: The following is my attempt at a haiku. Now, haiku's are short Japanese poems that are generally three lines long--the first line contains 5 syllables, the second 7, and then it concludes with 5 again. They also tend to be observations on nature and one's surroundings--the "I" pronoun is hardly used. Because haiku's … Continue reading Northern Wind
Month: December 2019
Chapter Three: Warrior-Princess
It was a cold and rainy night—but it was the night that changed my life forever. I was sitting in the den, next to the fireplace, playing chess with my brother and bored out of my mind because he is absolutely hopeless at chess. Granted, a twelve-year-old boy versus a man in his early twenties … Continue reading Chapter Three: Warrior-Princess
This is my hutch. Painted and given to me by my grandparents. Within its drawers, I encapsulated my girlhood experience. Notes, letters, birthday cards-- misspelled poems dedicated to crushes. Tiny trinkets and sacred artifacts-- rocks I thought were pretty, lockets that held deep magic. Inconsequential things to everyone but the girl who placed them there. … Continue reading Hutch
Clever Girl has 20+ Followers?!
Dearest readers, Can I just say how amazed I am that 21 of you beautiful souls have condisidered me worthy enough of a follow! When I started this blog, I did it mostly to release some of that artistic energy burbling inside me. I really didn't think the writings I posted into that WordPress void … Continue reading Clever Girl has 20+ Followers?!
We Think You Don’t Have Enough Shit
December 1st marks the beginning of the end. An end composed of Christmas wreathes, obligatory family visits, wintery liquors, and lots of lights. It's funny to me, as a kid it felt like Christmas took forever to get here. As an adult, as soon as I hear Mariah Carrey's "All I want for Christmas" or … Continue reading We Think You Don’t Have Enough Shit