Hailey Tyler Writings

Poetry and Short Stories by Hailey Tyler

Aug 3, 2021

Poetry Work Drill: Objects

For this drill, I choose any object and try to write a poem about it. I complete this drill with two to three different objects each time. Sometimes, the poem is about the

Jul 25, 2021

2 Minute Mystery Drill

Drill: Write a scene from a mystery story. I usually do this drill at least once a week. Sometimes the scenes are relatively long, sometimes they are shorter. The example below is a

Jul 14, 2021

A Pen

A Pen

A pen streams out its contents, so permanent and true. But would it be so quick to tell if once it only knew? The ribbon trails behind the boat, the wake begins to

Feb 14, 2021

Heat Storm

Heat Storm

For a while I thought you’d bring out the thunder of the beauty I didn’t know I had.   You said you yourself freed me, that your silence is on my behalf

Jan 17, 2021

Photo Booth

Photo Booth

A light snowfall against the dark soil; the kind one finds along a riverbank in the wake of a damp spring night that had dipped below freezing. That’s what he thought of