Flamenco Writing

the mouse that roared's picture

I am Alice Colgate, and I am seventeen years old, and I am sitting here at my desk trying to find the right word. The lot at night blows falling leaves alone/Stardust sparkling in brown— Rivulets? No, too watery.
What is it driving this stupid verse anyway? Whimsy? Genius? Boredom, more like it. I wonder what Anna’s doing right now. Is she going off with…?
Doesn’t matter now. Just gotta get through this poem for tomorrow.

The reel’s last chords vibrate into the walls and I bow—a funny curtsying, bending twist of my skirt—at my partner.
“Thank you.


Sunny Rays's picture


Very nice imagery!

When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.

niks121997's picture


I like it. It flows so nicely. :)

"Life's under no obligation to give us what we expect. We take what we get and are thankful that it is no worse than it is."

"All that we see or seem is but a dream within a dream."

Icarus's picture

so very lovely....seriously,

so very lovely....seriously, it's really cool and flowy.

My definition of a free society is a society where it is safe to be unpopular. ~Adlai Stevenson, speech, Detroit, 1952

Without freedom, no one really has a name. ~Milton Acorda