Category: Works of Prey
Works of Prey is the contemporary reboot of East Central College’s time-honored Literary Review. Featured submissions are not only the best of the best, but works of art that will burrow themselves into your brain, heart, and soul for years to come.
Out With A Flicker by Dustin Triplett Self-loathing tastes of cherry lip-gloss. Your rouged commotions, and quivering conflagrations, set wildfires to the wasteland. As the birds and bees all flock to see, the façade slowly melts away underneath a lonely oak tree. Mother Nature supplied the kindling. She fanned the hatred of your flame into … Continue reading Out With A Flicker by Dustin Triplett
Baby, I’m an Arsonist by Dustin Triplett Doodling oak trees, dreams, a pen’s empty attempts to put ambition to paper. You think, only to forget Tenderhearted troublemaker, stirring up desire from broken windows. No longer tethered by deceit, you’ll go far, beyond borders, as adolescent soullessness grows worn. Motivation, dry as the bourbon river, an … Continue reading Baby, I’m An Arsonist by Dustin Triplett
Often I pondered if there was a way out of this purgatory. There were countless close calls, days I feared I would further digress into a human pincushion, strung to alcohol IVs, drifting aimlessly through hospital halls for all eternity. However, I wasn’t the only one who felt concern for my well being, as my … Continue reading Twelve Past Midnight by Dustin Triplett