Journal Entry #24–Scribes*MICRO*Fiction Issue #19 and High Temperature Advice

Issue #19 of Scribes*MICRO*Fiction just got released. One of my drabbles, “A Looking Glass Tale,” appears in this issue, but the wide array of short stories and poetry is great: https://www.fairfieldscribes.com/issue-19.html. As with Creative Gems, it feels good to contribute to such a wonderful publication filled with the brilliant works of other writers. On anotherContinue reading “Journal Entry #24–Scribes*MICRO*Fiction Issue #19 and High Temperature Advice”

Oblivion Avenue (A Poem)

By Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: Inspired by a dream filled with ideas for characters and places just waiting for their chance to appear in fiction somewhere.] Along Oblivion Avenue           or so I have heard   ideas exist in a state between what might be                    and what might never have been         the road           Continue reading “Oblivion Avenue (A Poem)”

A Character of a Poem

By Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: Some more musings on the nature of fictional characters.] I am a character   born from the words of this poem        a fiction given textual life by a writer My existence is a mystery to me             Who am I at this very moment but a voice?                    DoContinue reading “A Character of a Poem”

Imagined Truth — Grace of the Sun

Words that I write,materialize,bleed into life,solidify. Form vivid dreams,of waterfalls,magical streams,peaceful install. Visions of greens,become forrest,held in between,truth and a quest. A fantasy,that levitates,warm canopy,my lines create. Hear whistling birds,that fly around.Infinite earth,above the ground. A promised land,that goes unseen,lives in each hand,composing scenes. – Grace Y. Estevez- Reddy The post Imagined Truth appeared first… ImaginedContinue reading “Imagined Truth — Grace of the Sun”

Child of Words (A Poem)

By Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: It’s incredible what we can create through fiction.] Yesterday I crafted a character A girl woven together by words She was a sketch done in a quiet moment Inspired only by a sudden creative urge that refused to give me peace Until I allowed it to flow freely I gaveContinue reading “Child of Words (A Poem)”

Simply Writing (A Poem)

By Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: What more can I say?] To write…    nothing is more simple or complex           like each breath taken                            the stars that appear at night                            forest canopies rustled by invisible forces                       or ripples caused by stones tossed into ponds A simple act      that changes little orContinue reading “Simply Writing (A Poem)”

From the Margins (A Poem)

By Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: I love to experiment with new ways to tell a story. Hope you like this one.] I was in amid a poem    about an expansive forest with pine trees     whose branches glinted in the moonlight            as if covered in ice crystals            on a certain        late summerContinue reading “From the Margins (A Poem)”

Ballerina in the Window: A Fairytale

By Joyce Jacobo [Author’s Note: I posted, and then took down this fairytale yesterday due to a few different reasons. Mostly to do with self-confidence. Anyway, I wrote this tale for a creative writing course a few years ago, and certain elements of it have since wound up coming back in other stories I’ve done.Continue reading “Ballerina in the Window: A Fairytale”

Write, write and write some more… — johncoyote

Write, write and write some more A Poem by Coyote Poetry  Words are powerful. They create tears, laughter, happiness and sadness. Without the great word-men and word-women. What would we know and understand?                               Write, write and write some more… What would this world be without words? The ancient writers wrote of war and love without […]Continue reading “Write, write and write some more… — johncoyote”

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