Month: May 2005

Writing Workshop

Wanna further my education? if you’d like to donate money to help send me to this workshop, go to paypal and make a donation to chris [-a.t] javajunkee [d.o-t] com Thanks 😉 “It Was a Dark and Stormy Night”: Eureka Literary Magazine’s 1st Annual Certificate Program in Short Fiction Writing Saturday, June 4, 11, 18 […]

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Comfortable Indifference

With a name that most closely matches in my native tonguethat of a plant that flourishes in the desert, (or a small potato-like plant in Mexico,but that doesn’t work with my metaphor) you received my affections better than any. Except maybe the troublesome weeds, unwantedeven in this desert. Your distance when you’re so close disarms,or […]

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Submission

well, I did it. I sent “The Hunger” to the The New Yorker for publication. now let’s see if I even hear back from them. I felt obligated to at least give submission a shot because of recent praise from my mom and grandmother, who both seemed incredulous that I hadn’t yet been published. very […]

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Hunger

Tony woke up on a cool early-Autumn morning in a wooded area in one of the city’s larger parks. He sat up on the park bench, set his jacket next to him, and breathed in the refreshing September air. The nights were getting cooler, but the afternoons weren’t so oppressively hot anymore, and Tony preferred […]

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Yes

I just finished the revisions on The Hunger. I feel as though it’s much more in line with what I was originally going for. I’m also posting the revised version of Golden Cucumber. Enjoy, and look out for the revised version of Bad Haircut, coming soon 🙂

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The Semester Is Over

I took my last final exam tonight! what a feeling! I think I might not do as poorly as I had feared in the course; I got a seventy percent on the reading journal that I scraped together at the last second and a B on the paper that I sleepwrote, so things aren’t so […]

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The End of the World!

The end of the World!! a terrifying but not unrealistic scenario. this one will make you question everything you believe in. or give you a good laugh, one of the two.

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Haikus

He held in his handan old potential escape,now unfamiliar. She sits above me,her hair is pulled back and tied,and I am inside This is so unsafe—speedometer: seven, five—to write as I drive. Burning embers chara picture unfamiliar,lost now to the world. Time may not erasebut love will surely hastenloss of care for this. Into pain […]

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The Patriarchal Bard: Feminist Criticism and King Lear

Kathleen Mcluskie’s essay about King Lear insists that there is no proper reading of the play that does not recognize the play’s inherent misogyny. This essay approaches the text from a feminist theory perspective, paying special attention to the role of patriarchy and how Shakespeare reinforces that system with this play. Ultimately, Mcluskie’s assessment of […]

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