I remember taking a class on Shakespeare in my Junior year in high school. I’d imagine that in most schools, these days, dead white males such as him are not even taught anymore. The only memory I have was a class discussion having to do with the sonnets. I’ve no idea what it was, but this little cute pixy at my right spoke up in favor of what’d I’d said. I’d never noticed her before, but when you’re seventeen and suddenly look over to a cute, bright, smiling face inches from yours… memories are funny things.
Tomorrow? ExComm. Awful people doing awful things.
One coin with two sides
Love and Death spin in the air
Careful how it’s caught
Continue reading “Sunday Haiku (Sonnets are hard)”
As the end of Lent draws near, I’m not planning on abandoning daily writing and posting. I guess like finally going to a gym and sticking with it for over a month it becomes a habit that feels good. But I am going to restructure things. This weekend is an example of that.
I’m still so tired from my day-job that I do need a little time to stare at the walls. So whether they’re haiku or iambic pentameter, weekends will be fluff. In the background, I’m still writing: I put down 498 words just now on what will likely be another 3-4 day micro-story. It’s an unpleasant character doing unpleasant things but I do believe in pushing myself.
The reedit of T4L & EFL continues. I’m planning on creating my 99designs.com project for a new T4L cover tomorrow (early-bird warning to any illustrators who follow me!) and I need to format – and RENAME – ‘Defiant’ into 6″ x 9″ w/chapters format. Boring! But it must be done.
Here’s a poem. Below the fold is a tiny personal message.
Spending all my time
In the world inside my mind
You’re older; soon gone!
Continue reading “Moar Haiku”
So much for my attempt at a less than 1k micro-story. Blew through that by over 700 words.
Screw it: tomorrow y’all get an haiku!
Continue reading “MachCiv Dreams – Togame Tower 3 (end)”
If there’s a two, there’s going to be a three.
I’m in complete control; I can quit anytime I want…!
Continue reading “MachCiv Dreams – Togame Tower 2”
I swear, I really do, that I wanted to do a series of pico-stories: less than 1k words each day for a few days…. And that lasted as long as a politician’s promise.
This takes place just before the curtain rises of my next commercial novel. It’s still free, there in the sidebar or in the pulldown menu, as “Defiant.” Should have taken it down months ago. Old and lazy. Whatever the Empress has to say, she’d going to say it in the next installment, and then I’m moving onto something else!
I swear! Hey…. hey! Why doesn’t anyone believe – !
Continue reading “MachCiv Dreams – “Togame Tower””
*As in: I think this is the end of this little story. There are some odd notions drifting around the back of my mind and I kinda want to see if I can write them down. I know, I know… another tanjed cliffhanger. I’m a terrible person. If you really want to know what happened to Pavel, I know a place to find out.
But first, let’s have an argument at the office.
Continue reading “MachCiv Dreams – “W’Ai’de Awake 4” (end)*”