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Flash Fiction Friday: reptilia

The lizard child is tapping on his sometimes prison, usually room; toenails tapping out a mantra against walls he doesn’t understand. For a creature that supposedly should have spent its life running across the arid plains, he sure trips a lot. The wedge of a head whips up to look at me, perched on my … Continue reading

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Book Review: Wuthering Heights

Just recently, I read Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë. The book was difficult to put down because each page was so captivating, and it left me drowning in the passion the characters were feeling. The writing was impeccable, and it helped bring the amazing plot to life. Apart from the writing bringing the plot to … Continue reading

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The Confession: A Monologue

Physical Description A man sits at a table drinking a 20 ounce black coffee. He’s bald, has glasses, and is wearing a brown newsboy cap. He is looking outside the window while he types on his laptop and has earbuds in. Occasionally he mutters to himself and types something. He is probably 5 ft 10 … Continue reading

Uncategorized / Literary Blogs / Blog Post / Manuscript Readers / Spring 2018

The Martian Movement–A Different Way to Phone Home

Martianism, or The Movement, as it became known, was a group of writers in the 1970s and 80s that sought to revitalize British poetry by taking the perspective akin to an alien. By utilizing the viewpoint of a “Martian,” ordinary literary devices such as clichés and common metaphors become taboo, as how would a Martian … Continue reading

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Flash Fiction Friday: Converse

The sky is dark, the stars and moon shining brightly among the dark chasm of space. There’s an autumn chill in the air around me: perfect hoodie weather. Although, I’d wear a hoodie no matter the weather. My hood is up and my hands are stuffed in the middle pocket. I look straight ahead. It’s … Continue reading

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British Colonization

After reading, a few postcolonial literature novels such as Things Fall Apart, Grain of Wheat, and Dust, I began to have an understanding of why having this as common knowledge is significant until today. They are not about slavery or rather, they are different from the American’s interpretation of the British. We as privileged citizens … Continue reading

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Flash Fiction Friday: Intervention

He laid out a plate of cranberry glazed chicken with a side of mashed potatoes. The plate itself was a fine china and the silverware was perfectly cleaned and shining. The rough, woven tablecloth and lumpy candles on the table gave the rest of the room a more informal feeling. He hadn’t even told me … Continue reading