Richard

  • Richard wrote a new post, Portfolio III, on the site TheBaconnater 5 years, 9 months ago

    Richard Ortega Creative Writing Professor Abeles Portfolio III             After taking this creative writing class, I have to admit, I have lost a little bit of love for writing. This semester and this course has made me look at writing a bit more technically and a bit more robotically. I doubt I will ever take more than two English […]

  • Part I After a long day of work, Mark enters the elevator of his building. He punches the number of his floor and attempts to breath as little as possible while riding up with the unmistakable smell of human urine. He looks to the floor and is not quite sure what the piles of brownish-grayish […]

  • Richard wrote a new post, Second Draft, on the site TheBaconnater 5 years, 10 months ago

    After a long day of work, mark enters the elevator of his building. He punches the number of his floor and attempts to breath as little as possible while riding up with the unmistakable smell of human urine. He looks to the floor and is not quite sure what the piles of brownish-grayish substance was […]

  • I think the ending will be a bit more surprising than that. But I wont say anything. Wouldn’t wanna give anything away.

  • Richard wrote a new post, (no title), on the site TheBaconnater 5 years, 10 months ago

    After a long day of work, mark enters the elevator of his building. He punches the number of his floor and attempts to breath as little as possible while riding up with the unmistakable smell of human urine. He looks to the floor and is not quite sure what the piles of brownish-grayish substance was […]

  • Richard commented on the post, Why Poverty?, on the site TheBaconnater 5 years, 10 months ago

    When writing this poem, honestly, I was not trying to be deep at all. I was not trying convey anything to any one or leave any sort of message in particular. Really it was a poem written in class while reading the novel “Housekeeping” by Marilyne Robinson. They tell a little story of a man […]

  • Richard commented on the post, Why Poverty?, on the site Samantha's Blog 5 years, 10 months ago

    Hey samantha, I just want you to know you that you have a lot of skill. You are a great poet and you fill your poems with tons of imagery. Not just this one. And if there is one thing I cant get enough of of, its imagery. You have a way about you, you […]

  • deep within fingerbone valley, somewhere between the snow capped mountains in the steepest hills and in the coldest region, tulips grow. through snow and frost these flowers grow only to be seen by a lucky few for those tulips will whither away shortly, for the cold is unforgiving like the snow is sure to fall on Fingerbone Valley these tulips will soon grow again to be seen again […]

  • On some dark and lonesome road, While walking home, I saw a faint light off in the distance. I walked closer and saw a man with a heavy load And I offered him assistance. He was dressed all in black, Save for the coat on his back Which was brown. He turned and said nothing. […]

  • Richard commented on the post, Why Poverty?, on the site a day in the life. 5 years, 11 months ago

    Hey Erin. For the most part, I enjoyed reading your blog posts. Truth be told, there seems to be a little bit of mystery when it comes to you as a person. You are not the most talkative person in the world, but it seems like under that head of yours, there seems to be […]

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