Finnian Burnett

Storyteller

Flash month is going great. Here’s another rough cut. I didn’t quite get where I wanted with this but it might be okay after editing. The East Balcony On day forty-seven of my sabbatical, someone slipped a folded note under my door. Meet me on the east balcony at sunrise. I’ll bring mimosas.  I could …

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I wrote this for a quick turn around contest. Story had to be 1000 words and feature both an animal sanctuary and a paddle board. Paddling Poachers Ash leaped over gate B and landed in a pile of manure. She slipped to one knee and the brown muck squelched up over her thigh. “For the …

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Continuing my stroll down memory lane in old school folders, here’s a Doctor Seuss style poem about literary theory that I wrote for a discussion board during my undergrad years. My professor must have forgiven my sometimes off rhyme scheme because I got an A. One day Saussuure said, this is what I will do …

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