The Model Town

Give your city (or town or region) a new name that reflects what type of place it is, and explain why you chose that name. Above is a creative writing prompt that got me a little fired up about the state of our town, and planet as a whole. "Oromocto" is a Welamooktook word that …


My eyes well up with tears And I look up, quickly, at the ceiling Desperate to keep them from spilling over And running down my face What do I think is going to happen To the emotions And the tears After they've already spilled out? Looking up Only helps Until the first tear drop falls.