Creative Writing

Creative Writing by Yev @ VolumesofWords.com

  • new york city skyline

    Seeing Orion’s belt

    Before we started as freshman in high school, my class was sent on a weekend trip outside of New York City. It was then that I got to know my best friend and…

  • Vonnegut’s Rules

     Kurt Vonnegut was one of my favorite writers when I was in high school, so I trust his judgement on writing a little bit. The following tips are taken from the “Self-Assessment” section of…

  • Hands

                        You, who lets three coins strike the counter                    because you are afraid to feel the dirt…

  • Night

    I write consciously when water taps to mark each sleepless moment   when curtains can’t contain the flame of a full moon nor the glare of the street lamps.   I write when impulse overwhelms sleep and…

  • topography

    you test the edges with your foot and find out how far you can tip-toe around the flora before you catch the fear of falling and your tired shoes release themselves over to the…

  • Treading water

    “The Great Wave” by Japanese artist Katsushika Hokusai The ocean’s waves pulse pulse against my body. The water is cold and unapologetic. You sit on the sand and gaze gaze at shells that…

  • venom

    see: flickr.com/yevkusa It was just a thought. One that struck me so hard, I felt it through my chest. So hard that it took my breath away.The music wrapped around my throat like…

  • My Voice

    Senior year of high school fills my mind with endless memories. Even though many years have gone by, there’s one week from that winter that still pinches my memory. I was unlucky enough…

  • Art:

    We who write, paint, draw, dance, speak take pride in creating “art”. Creation implies something new, but maybe it’s only a novel way of saying the familiar, perceiving the norm. You grow something…