Prayers

When I pray I ask for forgiveness When I pray I ask for help When I pray I want for something When I pray I speak in truths When we pray we acknowledge problems When we pray we hope for change A time to pray has come for us A time to pray has come to bare For these...

Home Sickness

The evening was playing out exactly as Ethan McCollum had hoped it would. He’d began the night with one goal, a mantra of sorts, which he’d repeated to the neatly-groomed image in the cabinet-mirror above his sink: Redeem Yourself. He had known that tonight, the night...

Innocence

Something happened while I was on holiday. I know I was away because the statement—my statement—said so. What holiday, I couldn’t say; all I can remember is that the food was good and that it was the first time I heard the bell. Now I hear it every morning, just...

Being Popular: The Double Standard

Why do others feel the need to set a standard for fitting into society? You have to look a certain way, talk a certain way, act a certain way. People change who they are just to become “cool” or “popular” in today’s culture. It can make an individual sacrifice an...

Inspiration

Inspiration is an interesting thing. It can cause people to do things they did not think possible. It can change the course of our lives, or it can create bonds between people that are extremely close or never met before. To inspire someone is to have one of the...

Queen of Justice

CHARACTERS THEODORA (TEDDY): Fourty JANINE: In her early thirties, Teddy’s sister SETTING A very simple apartment set: suggestion of kitchen with sink, stove, fridge, and table. Four doors, 1 leading to the outside and the other three to suggested rooms. At Curtain,...
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