Creative Writing

6 P.M

After a long day of work And an equally long drive home Walk through the door Toss off my shoes Throw off my tie My body finally breathes My stomach begs for food My brain demands rest An impossible dilemma Answered by the living room chair Turn on the TV Turn off my brain Waiting […]

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The Spirit of Life

Walking around I see millions of things You may wonder who I am I am everywhere unseen present in every human being I capture every moment I am better than a camera with time I have collected thousands of pictures Each one is filled with something different Laughter Tears of sadness Screams of anger Crazy […]

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Birthdays

A day to wake up early to the mañanitas A day to celebrate with your favorite meal A day to eat too much cake and get frosting on your face A day to make a mess tearing presents opening A day to stay out late dancing And maybe having one too many drinks A day […]

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Happy Birthday!

Wake up with a smile Get the breakfast you want Follow your day as it was normal but is not Today you are celebrating all day This is something that only happens ones You will never celebrate the same number twice No matter what it is feel happy to have one more year Live the […]

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Mami

05-10-2003 My sweet mom Today’s assignment is to write you a letter. I don’t have much to say but I want to tell you how delicious your pancakes were yesterday. I was really hungry and I hate the food at school. I love having a warm lunch. Also you made my lunch easier. You know […]

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Tensions

One day you wake up and open your eyes First you crawl, Then you stand, After that you walk, And finally you learn to run There is darkness but also light One door opens while a window closes You let someone in and then someone out You feel the hate as much as the love […]

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The Drive

Open the door Slide in Gently close the door Slip on the seat belt over my lap Put the key in the ignition Turn it forward The engine roars awake Vapors exit the exhaust And she settles down Check the gauges Check the mirrors Ready to go Put in reverse Back up Shift back into […]

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See No Evil

I don’t know what is worse this place or my husband? My time here has been awful. I have to pretend to be a good patient when all I want is to run away. I have to lie about what I see, hear and feel. When I most needed of him, he dumped me here. […]

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Bloody Hands

I wake up with a pounding headache.  The last thing I remember is someone buying me a shot at the bar.  It was only my second drink of the night but I must have gone crazy because I don’t remember what happened after that.  I slowly open my eyes and look around.  I am not […]

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