Short Story, Writing

Dark Shadows and Storms [short story]

By Corissa Haury “Mom?” I call throughout the house. She doesn’t answer the usual, “I’m home!” I call out when I return from my best friend’s house in the evening. Over the water, the sun is setting, and I knew she would be cooking up dinner. That is, she usually is cooking up dinner around this time. I look at my watch. 5:57. Where…

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Poetry

Melancholy Casco Bay [poem]

Melancholy Casco Bay  by Corissa Haury melancholy casco bay in summer rainy in deep green summertime landscapes edged with lustrous leaves and rich, thick underbrush dripping, dancing with the soaking breezes, bright birds sing to each other, flit brush to branch the sea crashes on the rocks of the islands seawalls battered like sieged stone castles on the edge of the…

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Maine, Personal

polaroid 6/15/13

Today was an adventure. It mainly consisted of excellent conversations and enjoyment of the summer sun. Part of the day involved the use of a lucky $4 Polaroid camera I discovered at Goodwill. We went to Pinecone & Chickadee and I found some black and white film. This is one of the photos I took and then scanned. I hope…

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Poetry

Sea Woman

By Corissa Haury She combs her hair on craggy rocks, And climbs the cliffs, now bare of feet, The wind plays in her shining locks, Tides crash on shores, her soul to meet; Her heart sings now the ocean’s song, Its anthem churning, burning deep, Inside her heart where it belongs, The heart the ocean now shall keep; And who…

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First Year, Maine

fates

 image by seinong on flickr i’ve been considering a few things lately, but primarily fate and whether or not it is real, or made up in our own minds. the dictionary says that “fate” is something that unavoidably befalls a person. that is, something that will happen to you regardless of what you do, something out of your control. i wonder if this means that rather…

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Maine

get away

this makes me want to get into one of those boats and just go for a cruise. yes, they’re for lobstering. don’t care! still want to steal one.