Chosen ~ A Bible Story Re-Told

Note: For my creative writing class, we had to retell a Bible story as if it took place in the modern world. See if you can guess which one I did! 🙂 Estelle’s dark, inquisitive eyes drank in the scenery. Hundreds of beautiful blossoms decorated the landscape in an eruption of color: buttery yellow, plum…… Continue reading Chosen ~ A Bible Story Re-Told

Behind These Icy Walls ~ A Narrative Poem

Little girl, she does not know of the gift she has been given. Something no one understands, a mystery to be hidden. Different from the start, with her blonde locks and blue eyes, The magic that flows through her veins, what she will come to despise. Little girl, she laughs and plays with a brightly…… Continue reading Behind These Icy Walls ~ A Narrative Poem

Brer Rabbit’s Trap

Note: For my Creative Writing class, we had to write our own story with the characters from the Brer Rabbit tales. It was a mighty fine summer day, that day that Brer Rabbit got it into his devious mind to play a prank on Brer Fox. He’d been think’in, he had, on this prank of…… Continue reading Brer Rabbit’s Trap

Metaphors and the Bible

For my second creative writing assignment, we were tasked to come up with our own three metaphors – similar to Matthew 5:14-16 – and modernize the verses into our own words. As a comparison, here is the original: “You are the light of the world. A town built on a hill cannot be hidden. Neither…… Continue reading Metaphors and the Bible

Love – An Acrostic Prayer Poem

For my Creative Writing class, I had to write an acrostic prayer poem about a topic talked about in the Bible. I chose ‘love’ and this is what I came up with. I hope y’all like it! 🙂 Love is miraculous, amazing in all of its mysterious glory. Astounding in its selfless passion. Never abandoning…… Continue reading Love – An Acrostic Prayer Poem