A Son Or A Selfie?

Note from the author: This piece was written a little over a year ago, and all of the characters herein described have grown in maturity since. Some names have also…

Raised In Darkness

I They told us dark and hidden things. They called it pleasure, but it stings. They said that we were born to be god. Steal the opportunity; rob. Forbidden glory,…

Boiling

Talk to me. Open your mouth. Open your fist. Like this. But I guess mine’s still clenched tight. I can’t be an example if I’m not doing it right. We…

Exciting New Announcement!!!

Guess what?! Peter and I are launching a new blog, called Awkward Truth. It’ll have all the content that was on Miznos, only more. Plus, a larger emphasis on guest…

Power Corrupts

You want to change the world, but the world is changing you. And the scariest part is you think you’re the same— That you’ll never change. Just got famous so…

Sonship

Baby, here in the waning light I can feel you breathe. I can feel the feeling of your teardrops stopping when they touch me. Don’t even realize it’s just in…

Dear Sister

You tell me your heart is breaking. You tell me you’re tired of faking. Why do you have to be the tough girl? Your world’s falling apart, and you can’t…

A Poem I Think I Wrote

I need to write a poem, Not because I need to. Not because of scrolling words a non-existent audience needs to read. Not because the music in my head is…

I Know You’re Beautiful

On a cabin bed— Embraced by odd sheets and coverings; My back sinking further down and deeper in; Exhausted from the hours of trying to be someone I’m not, Of…

Girl

What kind of man should I be To have all of you for me? To win what I don’t deserve? To love you with every word I breathe– To the…