Author: A.T. Baines

A writer, a blogger, a musician, a clothing designer, a gamer and an all around do-er of things. I just hope that you find inspiration. I hope that you find hope. Life is not meant to be awful.

Breaking a Promise (My Favorite Flowers: 2)

In a garden somewhere, not quite here and not quite anywhere, there is a boy who has cried his eyes away.

Seeing Someone Learn (My Favorite Flowers: 1)

In a garden somewhere, not quite here and not quite anywhere, there’s a boy who is afraid of eyes.

SOW: Chapter Five, Part Five: A Single Spark

The Nail Ward, as they called it, was as miserable as it looked from the outside. The thousands of needles covering the floor and walls made it impossible to relax, and sleep was terribly out of the question.

So Kerrick stood in the corner waiting, patiently, for the sunrise.

2023.3.24- sun & moon

I’ve been trying to write this poem for a few days now, which was supposed to be an entirely different poem. It’s something I’ve been sitting on the last little while that’s been bothering me. We’re constantly pressed and/or expected to present our lives in a certain way online, even

HWHH: 8 – Egg

“Man is condemned to be free.”

HWHH: Seven – Father

“Noble fathers have noble children.”

HWHH: Six – Carnation

“All war is a symptom of man’s failure as a thinking animal.”

HWHH: Five – Leader

“The eyes see only what the mind is prepared to comprehend.”

HWHH: Four – Sister

“After a good dinner one can forgive anybody, even one’s own relations.”

HWHH: Three – Young

“Youth is happy because it has the capacity to see beauty. Anyone who keeps the ability to see beauty never grows old.”

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