Tag Archives: Creative Writing


I’m still working on some posts about Kosovo, which I’m really excited about and will begin putting up tomorrow, but I thought I’d try something different today.  I wrote the following for my Slovene class last semester, when asked to … Continue reading

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O Time

Written in the summer of 2009, this poem has seen the weeks of wandering it describes turn into months and years, all without my dear Courtney.  Otherwise, it is as true now as it was then.  I miss you, my … Continue reading

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The Morning The Sun Didn’t Rise

This is a poem, from my far away Peace Corps days.  Today I am fulfilling and life-long dream and heading for Serbia for a week or so.  I am very excited.  I’m not sure when I’ll get to post again, … Continue reading

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Not My War

This poem came to mind as I was trying to fall asleep.  I’m not sure why it did, but I was happy because I had more or less forgotten about it.  I wrote this almost three years ago, and both … Continue reading

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Old Man Dentist

A last oldie but, in my opinion, goodie.  Again, from Peace Corps times… As I was prying the kernels from an ear of dried corn the other day, I was overcome by a feeling of pleasant nostalgia and decided to … Continue reading

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Run On

Yesterday I did something I almost never do, which is write and listen to music at the same time.  Looking back at what came out of it, I’m not sure whether breaking this rule was a good idea or not.  … Continue reading

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