*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
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
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?!
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