We're excited to announce "Trillium" by Melissa Jean as an Honorable Mention in our 2017 Poetry Contest! A special thank you to our hard-working poetry staff! Trillium In the woods there are velvety black flowers; someone calls them trillium. I thought trillium was a white flower. This one is elegant and dark as a shroud. … Continue reading 2017 Poetry Contest, Honorable Mention: “Trillium” by Melissa Jean
The Writer-Blocking Boogeyman
For me, writer’s block is the boogeyman, and he is one frightening creature. I say, “I am going to write a poem today.” He approaches me with a stern, “No,” and snatches my pencil out of my hand.