Creative Writing

Becoming a Writer

By Gabrielle Plainte As a child, I started writing even before I could hold a pen. I wove stories about monsters under the bed and princesses in castles, fantasies of a three-year-old girl’s mind. My […]

Creative Writing

Blocked

By Carol Chester Sitting in the Sullivan Commons at Worcester State University, I hear two women talking at a table across the room from where I am seated. Normally, there would be nothing unusual about […]

Creative Writing

A Very Scary Moment

By Michelle Rivas Pregnancy is a very normal process for those women who make the decision to become mothers, if they do not have any medical condition that prevents them to get pregnant. Ideally, pregnancy […]

Creative Writing

The Cyclone George

By Michelle Rivas I will never forget my experience in September of 1998 when a cyclone named George passed through our island, causing destruction and devastation of my hometown Santa Cruz del Seibo. On September […]

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Grandparent Grief

By Ellen R. Jewart AloneIn grief,No friends near,Alone with my thoughtsWeeping and tears come hourly.Why should it be like this?Why can’t grief be shared among everyone?Even grandparents need closure from a tragedy. Quiet.Not allowedTo mention […]