Motor REBLOG

This really met me right where I’m at. I hope you’ll go to her blog and read the full piece. Now my mouth doesn’t know what my shadow is saying. Motor Motor nerve. Damage. (How?) Peripheral. (Vision?) Damaged. These are the bumps in my road map. These are criss crosses. (I carry…) Lacerations lace my […]

Lead You Home REBLOG

I hope you’ll visit Chris’s site and read the entire piece. Such vivid and interesting (and inspiring!) lines… And the octopus-arm streets Lead me here And lead me there But never take me far From this town Whose sea-serpent limbs wrap Themselves about ankles … Lead You Home ©Chris Nelson 2020

Submissions OPEN – Dark Fiction Short Story Writers

Hello there short story writers! Want to be a part of an amazing anthology project and see your story published? Raw Earth Ink has opened submissions for this year’s short story collection: The Shadows of Blackout Island Here are the rules. Genre: dark fiction, dark humor, twisted subject matter. Not accepted: detailed horror, graphic rape, […]

Thoughts Like A Theme Park (Part 1 ) – REBLOG

There are some amazingly good lines in O.D.’s piece and I look forward to seeing where he takes us next in this series… I ruminate over an unearthly amount of time here, This medium and I bleed into each other, A testament to our unspoken blood oath. Quite the task, … Thoughts Like A Theme […]

‘Love is a myth’ – REBLOG

I was utterly blown away by this piece. No words. Just…. WOW. She wandered like a butterfly Sweeter than kindness was her smile Her heart, innocent and pure She had pretty blue eyes That looked like pearls from … ‘Love is a myth’

1,000 Tears – Music Video REBLOG

I thoroughly enjoyed listening to my friend CG perform his song 1,000 Tears. Moving lyrics and soulfully delivered. I’d play this on repeat if it was on my phone. Take a few minutes and give it a listen, won’t you? And please follow him. His earthy poetry is spellbinding. Learning, learning, and more learning. Here […]

Virtually Nonexistent (REBLOG)

This is one of the best pandemic pieces I’ve read yet. Right to the heart of the matter, without the bitterness. Please read it…. You open your eyes like any other day, And you heard about the disease Off in another world and you feel A distant sort of sadness because You know … Virtually […]

Coming Soon… New Books from Raw Earth Ink

I’m excited to share some great news… be looking for new books in the coming months. First I’d like to introduce Brandon White: poet, musician, artist, father and all around super nice guy… you can find him over on Instagram @brandonwhitemusicandpoetry. His debut book of poetry will be available in May. It’s a deeply heartfelt […]

As We Close This Year

2019 has been, well, it’s been, for me, full. This year I achieved a dream I first imagined when I was seven years old, and that was to become a published author. Technically, this happened in 2018 with my inclusion in Indie Blu(e)‘s We Will Not Be Silenced anthology. But I am more specifically referring […]