Certificate 15

Ages 15 and up

Winter Scrabblings

Friday Even though it was cloudy, I asked my mother if it was May yet. She told me ‘no’, and told me that May was still a ways off. So, we won’t be...

Cold Clocked

The cold coclusion to The Clock Is Ticking

Tackle that lion

Die with your boots on Keep on keeping on Like a brave mongoose, stand your ground, tackle that lion
Gold cherry

Margot (Part 2 of 2)

That oak. If there’s an image that could be the emblem of our shared childhood, that tree would be the thing. I remember when we moved to that house...

Margot (Part 1 of 2)

My name is Margot. And my superpower is that I’m invisible. It’s not as cool as it sounds, and it’s not that kind of invisible. Well, nor is it as...

rainbow feeling

you are everything. my eyes bleed in colors for you, left with black and purple my heart beats in gray tones red left to dry thumping alone my lungs...

The Familiar

All three of Gastons felt a certain dread in the days leading up to the visit. Despite reassuring themselves that they all still loved one another,...
Gold cherry

You know the sort

You know the sort, wide mouthed, google-eyes blinking like car lights the type to stand back from the crowd in dusty tweeds, puff puffing on a pipe...

Addicted...Ignoring a Warning From Wolf

In my first years of teaching, I was always suspected to be "some kind of nut" because of the length of my hair. Apparently, I didn't "look"like a...

Cleaning the pen

Rust eyes, ears tufts - wise Rani perches , half-closed eyes, buoyant Rocky flits Kneeling on dark sand, marigold hands my wild heart takes flight...