Dreams of a Settlement

A Poem All my cold is left in dust. Suck the wind from my walls, And leave me tumbling in deserts. I’ll pray I’m struck by a bolt of lightning. So I’m left running, And groveling. Touch the leaves on my fingers And brush the flowers in my eyes. Tear my trunk to shreds. DrinkContinue reading “Dreams of a Settlement”

The Man Across the Street

A Poem Don’t go on Google if you fear pedestrians Or pedagogues Or pedicures. Lock your doors, And don’t look for shadows. You’re better off under the covers. Don’t eat candy. Travel in groups, And avoid eye contact with passersby. Gain height And put on muscle. Try to age as fast as you can. GrowContinue reading “The Man Across the Street”

The Dark of the Moon

Luke Nelson One night, a couple of months ago, I noticed that we had a full moon that was much larger than usual, so I switched out my usual camera lens for a much larger one. I stood up on a dining table on my back porch and zoomed in as far as I could,Continue reading “The Dark of the Moon”

Black Water

Luke Nelson I was eating dinner at my friend’s house when he spontaneously decided to go night swimming with his little brother and my little brother. While they were in the water, I realized this would be a perfect opportunity for some great photos, but I didn’t have my camera with me so I hadContinue reading “Black Water”

The Candle Collection

In my photography class, my teacher asked us to take photos using window patterns created by sunlight leaking through, and I decided my subject was going to be a candle. But as I was completing the assignment, I started just taking photos of the candle for fun and got some really cool pictures. You mayContinue reading “The Candle Collection”