Tag: drabble

poem: alien

(100 words) Originally written 3 Jan. 2018 By S.R.A Markin i lay in my bed staring at the wall with a blanket over my head i wouldn’t dare look the other way they can sense these things i won’t get out of bed and walk either they will only try to grasp my ankles and…

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poem: fire

(101 words) 5 May 2018 By S.R.A. Markin although my quads burned nearly as bad as my lungs, it was the pain that lit a fire under my ass to get up the hill it is the younger me, the vulnerable me, the me that YOU held down and kicked. i motivate me. Not you,…

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poem: blew It

(100 words) 7 Jan. 2018 By S.R.A. Markin when my SOS isn’t received, i try again my fingers are bloody and numb from scraping a blade on stone i only get sparks the humidity dampens the flint and chills my bones i shiver away my heat, and my core restricts the cold air i have…

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poem: back to quiet

(164 Words) Spring 2016 by S.R.A. Markin i can’t stand the quietness any longer. today is one of the coldest days this winter has had, and i have not stopped walking. i walk knee deep in snow far from a trail. the sun is behind the clouds. my frozen mustache pricks my nostrils and melts…

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