21st Street

Posted July 20, 2016 by Ari Augustine in Blog / 0 Comments
21st Street

  She’s sure he didn’t mean to call her boring He was probably joking, even. Yet, as he turned away from her And announced it Loudly to the small audience of their friends, She felt a little piece of herself  chip, A small sensation she has come to recognize As her feelings being hurt. She sat there, […]

‘Ornery’ in the Pi..

Posted July 2, 2016 by Ari Augustine in Blog / 0 Comments

For those of you who have not seen it, my poem ‘Ornery’ was published in the Pittsburgh Post Gazette June 18th, 2016.  I am still incredibly excited about it and I want to share it here, among all my other hopes and dreams. You can read it by following the link below: http://www.post-gazette.com/opinion/2016/06/18/Ornery/stories/201606180019   Bon […]

Gasoline

Posted June 23, 2016 by Ari Augustine in Blog / 0 Comments

I don’t know why I remember the smell of gasoline. Sitting on the garage floor in nothing but my short corduroys, grease smeared on my knees, I watch Papa curse over the truck engine. Gasoline, sawdust, and grease was all over the garage, painting it with the leftovers of hard work and, often, failed attempts. […]