Jasmina Kuenzli

Jasmina Kuenzli
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Jasmina Kuenzli holds a B.A. in History and English from Texas A&M University, where she is currently pursuing a Master of Arts in English. More of Jasmina's poetry (as well as excerpts from her novels and short stories) can be found on her tumblr, jasminawritespoetry.tumblr.com.

You write about the way it feels At the beginning Like someone's airing up a balloon Inside your stomach You write about urgency That call across the wind When you...

I am Athena, silver eyed and daring, My battle already won. Dancing in my enemies’ blood And I don’t need you I don’t need you, but-- I am Aphrodite,...

Don’t mess with the girl who writes She’ll immortalize you Build you into a better version of yourself Encase you in gold statue Write how much she cares For...

So you’re the poet girl of entropy Sorry He is unfortunately likeable And disastrously funny He loves the same books as you You tried, stubbornly you attempted You talked about...

You practice defensive driving Minimum safe distance You hold him at arm’s length Watching those moments Where you might race Fly past you in the wind Let the danger dissipate As...

The following is an excerpt of a novel by Jasmina Kuenzli. He let the steel harden his hands, flow over his fingers like liquid silver....

The following is an excerpt of a novel by Jasmina Kuenzli. He stands there, the dark son, returning from the grave, and all I can...

The door slammed And it shook the whole house He left again Screeched away in a waiting car The house is silent But for the hum of the TV Which...

Last night, We looked up At something more beautiful Than either of us had ever imagined I love the way the city lights up Highlighting every curve Washing buildings in...

This story is one of the September Writing Challenge entries that was chosen to be a featured story.   “Do you know who I am?” “No.” Something inside...