poem: a bee and a pen on paper

(100 words) 4 Jan. 2018

By S.R.A. Markin

i really need to learn to watch what i say
sitting at my computer writing,
i am texting my girlfriend
we have emojis to represent that we are working:
a bumble bee and a pen on paper.
she writes poems,
and i write short stories.
i sent her the emojis earlier. i didn’t want to
because i prefer talking to her,
but want to

i told her that i am expanding an old character of mine
and using my shitty life
to build on his life
“you think your life is shitty? :(”
i wait to respond



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I am a student at Mount Royal University in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. I am in the Health and Physical Education degree, majoring in physical literacy, and I am minoring in English.

I inspire to do few things and to do these things right. I enjoy creative writing.

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