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Creative writing allows an author to have the freedom they enjoy while composing stories, poems, plays, screenplays, and much more. Check out our creative writing samples to learn how to complete your own creative writing task.

Moving Slow Through the Evening

In that dream, I’m as young as the grass Still as starlight reflected in mountains Children grown on the edge of the sky Kept like…

I am Born

I am born in a different place each morning haystack city pavilion ocean bottom depends on how much I believe in the science of myself I…

Fathers and Sons

The other day, I was sitting on a veranda and wrote some text for a website. A big mug of green tea stood on a…

Back in the USSR – 2

STAGE The stage is hidden in darkness. The only visible element is a neon tube encompassing the entire stage; it blinks with red light from…

A Blind Date

Jason glanced at his watch and his heart started to beat twice as fast—he was late. He accelerated his pace, but there still were two…

Modern American Haiku

Hayden Carruth 1. The Sanskrit root word for “war” means literally “desire for more cows”. 2. So be it. I am a wholeness I’ll never…

Trans-Romanian Hustle

Everything went haywire for Johnny and his friends a little after 15 minutes from the time they stepped off the plane. At the airport lounge,…

Being a Psychologist

Interviewer: Joanne Callahan, radio host. Interviewee: Sigmund Croyde, psychologist, a member of the American Psychological Association. [excerpt] Q. Have you ever visited a psychologist yourself?…

Modern Japanese Haiku

Toshiro Takeshita watching children sled over the hill— how old I am Hoshinaga Fumio 1) the amusement park full of nazis this autumn 2) toward…

Travelling to Tibet

(Excerpt) If you try to tell me you are absolutely satisfied with the way your life unfolds, I won’t believe you. In order to be…

Let It Become You

we create jobs to buy food and shelter when Earth provides it we follow ambition to garner self-worth when we are born with all necessities…

Family Etude

ACT I SCENE I STAGE INTERIOR: Decorations in the backstage represent a kitchen interior of an American house of the middle 1950s: gas oven, cupboard,…

Why is the Government Dangerous?

Interviewer: Oprah King, TV host. Interviewee: Gary Newman, the leader of the “Go Left” left-wing opposition political party. Q. Gary, you are renowned as a…

Humanity – 1 (excerpt)

Jake woke up exactly at 6:30 a.m. from a pleasant melody playing in his head—yesterday he changed his alarm to a new one. His Organizer…

Unexpected Answer

It was late at night when I dropped in at a local 24/7 grocery store and bought myself a couple of bottles of cheap beer.…

Breakthrough

When I returned home, it was already getting dark. I closed the front door, leaned against it with my back, and stood like that for…

Sweeping the Zen Courtyard

Every other Saturday, Master Rick of the Seattle Zen Monastery asked me to sweep the courtyard with a brittle straw broom. This week was more…

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