I should have seen this coming…and no I didn’t start over again. I am experiencing a lot of burn out from how slow my writing is going. With three books of writing it means it feels almost impossible to make any progress. It’s left me feeling incredibly depressed, unable to feel like I’m achieving anything. … Continue reading I Should Have Seen This Coming
First thought upon opening the book: Welp that’s a cold opening. I think it should be said I know nothing about the book only that it is a ‘companion’ to the Giver. And though I was hoping for a direct continuation from The Giver, I’m kind of glad it wasn’t as there are plenty of … Continue reading A Slow Horror: Gathering Blue by Lois Lowry Review
God, I hate books like this. Not to say I hated this book, quite the contrary. I like books I either hate or can be passionate about, (I like lots of exclamation marks in my reviews clearly). However, The Giver doesn’t give that opportunity. It’s like spending time with a quiet friend, you just become … Continue reading A Quiet Horror: The Giver by Lois Lowry Review
Pulled forward through the night, So heavy in sleep. Let me sleep in peace! Pulled upwards into waking, Slow is the mind, And so is my patience. Pulled up to clasp the neck. Let me sleep you little shit! Finally pulled back under into dream.
I grin, She cowers, We start the chase. Running, running, running each other down. She hides in the night sky, Peaceful, Or so she thinks. I flare in brightness, I will hunt her, Find her, And there will be no solace in night.
The sand drains, Constant and fast, No stop, No end, No Time L e f t
“So…Skye had to go away to a farm.” “You can't tell her that, she'll see right through it.” “Skye...found her real parents?” “She's nine not two.” “Fine! She ran away because we were terrible owners!” “You said it not me.” “Well what can I tell her? I can't tell her we ran over our own … Continue reading The Dog Went to the Farm