The Story of Milky-White the Cow, Part 1

Once upon a time… No. No. No. Starting a story like that usually gets a happy ending. Or an educational twist. This story, however, about a cow, is just a story. It is a story about a famous cow, though. Well, she’s a cow in a very famous story. Jack and the Beanstalk—remember that one? […]

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Published: “Brita: On Fire”

I did it. I bit the bullet. And I mean I bit the bullet. It was a hard decision to make. Well, not a hard decision really. It was hard to push myself to get it done. But I finally did it. I published “Brita: On Fire.” I pushed past my fears and I did […]

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Life Is Story

1984, I came into the world, yellow, jaundice skinned. I’m sure my mind was curious, but the tiredness of my new-born body was more powerful. The first days of my life were filled with sleep, but also lots of love. I was my parent’s first daughter, born while my father was away, training with the […]

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The Room

I stand in the center of the room, confused. Did they really just tell me that this paintbrush holds the key to my survival? Maybe I can chop the handle up into tiny chunks and eat them. But how long would that really last me? I needed water or better nourishment than a few ounces […]

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The Pen

with a mind―my mind. (I gave it away, didn’t you know? It’s called suicide.) I gave myself up before paper and pen. Paper became the oppressed; Pen became the ruler― The tyrant. And I became the deceased.

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Cow

Your creator has honored you by spotting you with paint. But you, tree stump, with cowboy eyes, glaze your mind and continue in your gluttonous chewing, chomping cud, letting the grass dribble over your lips.

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Masked Lips

“And Cally freaked out and hid in the bathroom for an hour.” “Wow.” I could almost see Tanya bouncing with pleasure as she told me the latest gossip. “Sounds like a crazy night.” “Yeah, it was.” Too typical, blonde-bubble-girl reply, as always. “Ya should come next time. Lots of hot boys.”

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