Three Senryu and a Short Story Traci Kenworth


Mementos scatteredacross the map of the worldpictures of times past all recallhappier days nowsinged in ash journalsthe spyglassno clues Keepsakes Traci Kenworth How long had it been? Those stolen moments? Those discovered treasures. She pressed her fingertips to each. Oh, how she missed him. Days scattered into weeks and months. And finally, years. She picked […]

Three Senryu and a Story 8/6/2020 Traci Kenworth


Dead windows wait forthe joy of the children onceroomed within their walls curtains hanglimp with dust as astillborn cries pictures decay while tears drop The House on Vasket Street Traci Kenworth They’d moved in three months ago. Dreams full. Hopes high. Delaney inspected her face in the passenger mirror window. Her face had filled out. She patted […]

Writerly Things…Carrying On When it Feels Like an Uphill Battle


Writerly Things 12/3/18: Carrying on When it Feels Like an Uphill Battle Traci Kenworth   Rejection Everyone experiences it sooner or later. Someone who writes professionally continues to face the guillotine over and over. Even those at the top of the chain, I’m sure. It’s a part of the publishing life. Sometimes it feels like […]

Writerly Things…11/12/18 Rounding Out the End of the Year


Writerly Things…11/12/18 Rounding Out the End of the Year Traci Kenworth   Trying New Things Don’t be afraid to try new things. That’s how you learn. That’s how you grow. It gives you courage. It gives you strength to keep on risking things. I’m doing a bit of these with rescheduling Writerly Things on Mondays […]

Writerly Things…10/29/18


Writerly Things…10/29/18 Traci Kenworth   How Do You Find Your Inspiration? Inspiration can be found in anything around us. Take a walk for instance. Fallen leaves, isolation, a campground might inspire you to write a scary tale. A trip to the city might bring up corruption, brutality, and homelessness. Driving down the road might tip […]