Writer's Block

Writer's Block

A Story by Jennifer C

Staring out the kitchen window I’m searching for the metaphor. I watch the dirt under the bark mulch, turn the soil, and foster my expectations till harvest.

Not just right.

So I look to the stove where the orange teapot cracked under the electric coil; the water, just at a boil, scalded and steamed and hissed down into its inner workings. I had some fear but I sopped it up with a rag, remembering how to unhinge the coils from their plugs. I threw the ceramic in the dumpster in anticipation of hearing it shatter.

© Jennifer Chaussee


*It is your responsibility to understand copyright law.

© 2011 Jennifer C

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Added on December 13, 2011
Last Updated on December 14, 2011
Tags: writer's block, stuck, inspiration, anger, cracks


Jennifer C
Jennifer C

Sacramento, CA

I am a poet and non-fiction writer. **All my work is copyrighted. It is your responsibility to understand copyright laws but just as a quick tutorial, they exist as a formality to protect the br.. more..

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