• Arielle commented on the post, railroad 7 years, 3 months ago

    The creature stirs at the edge of the bushes, listless, ready to bolt. Her restlessness causes the hair on the back of her neck to stand on end, until finally, her pent up energy releases itself in one huge surge. […]

  • Arielle commented on the post, temper 7 years, 7 months ago

    I lost my temper the exact moment he spoke my name. It was done it that one particular tone of voice of his. The one that sneaks under the skin with its biting criticism, nipping at the nerves and boiling the […]

  • The professor at the front of the classed droned on and on until he was just a slightly annoying buzz in his students’ ears. His demonstration was like every other one this year, no new material, no new speech […]

  • Arielle commented on the post, swing 7 years, 7 months ago

    The creak of the old wood echoes out into the dark night. I tuck my cold bare feet underneath me, my loose skirt flowing off the porch swing I dangle precariously on. My thoughts drift as I focus on the obscure […]

  • Arielle commented on the post, professional 7 years, 7 months ago

    My mom always wanted to be a professional ice-skater when she grew up. Now she’s a professional-nothing. Sitting on her motherly bum and smoking cigarettes. My bum is not motherly, nor does it smell like nicotine. […]

  • Arielle commented on the post, town 7 years, 7 months ago

    A little town sat nestled in a valley of green trees and blue lakes. A boy by the name of Jacob Hornsby spent his unimportant little life living in a house in this village. He never thought much of this town, not […]

  • Arielle commented on the post, weave 7 years, 7 months ago

    Mama runs her fingers through my thin waves, weaving the three distinct parts into one entity. Her long dark hair falls across the bare skin of her left shoulder. I envied that hair. My father used to braid Mama’s […]