Simple Pleasures: The Battle of the Orange

Battle is eminent, My fingers feeling the bumpy, porous skin know this. The skin is the enemy, my nemesis.  Cruel, firm, unyielding, it guards The sweet citrus prize. Battle has begun, My fingers clawing the bumpy, porous skin know this. The surface is difficult to penetrate. I hook a tiny section And draw the first … Continue reading Simple Pleasures: The Battle of the Orange

Simple Pleasures: A Walk in the Rain

It’s dark outside today,  The clouds are grey and thick with rain That falls, a wall of grey and song. Little drops, so cool and clear, Are little notes that all combine In a symphony of musical noise. It’s lonely outside today, The park is empty and abandoned, There’s no one here, save me The … Continue reading Simple Pleasures: A Walk in the Rain

The Discoveries of Peter Bloom: New Homes, Secret Passages, and Writing on the Wall.

We're moving to the new town right now. It's a bit awkward with Christmas and all, but my parents said that we have to be there quickly before school starts again. They also said it was fitting, with the new year and all. A lot of kids my age would be upset with the move, … Continue reading The Discoveries of Peter Bloom: New Homes, Secret Passages, and Writing on the Wall.