Alice Griffin Writes

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A rather sarcastically whimsical poem about a once dear friend of mine. We had a wonderful time together over the course of about one or two years, then dissolved into a bitter acquaintance. I wrote this poem […]


Everything started out slow We didn’t have places to go We had to know everyone in the village Before invaders started to pillage Our treasures and delights Speed up the world and its light The sun sets faster when you’re running from time Because it always runs better As we crawl out of the slime […]

Hollow Boy and Fire Girl

I waited for you. Hour after hour, day after day. We spent more time together than this. Usually. Finally, I heard a knock on my door. Relief, then trepidation. Tentatively, I turned the brass knob and opened it. Relief again […]

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