Mark Martinez

Graduate of VC and a current student at Pepperdine University in Malibu, CA.

12 stories by Mark Martinez


Estranged from thyself like ships passing in the night Man transcends himself

Nov 15 · 2 sec read >


falling from the stars she crash landed on my heart no longer a wish her eyes are black holes pulling...

Apr 7 · 5 sec read >

The Root

This word that is the root of loneliness arcs away from language itself Not the first word, it has...

Jan 19 · 13 sec read >

Look For Me

When you fear that I am lost forever look for me in a crowd I’m huddled, hidden between the...

Jan 19 · 21 sec read >

Suspended Time

Blood soaked and dried tears, My soul lies in the valley. I return, a shell.

Oct 25 · 3 sec read >

Diversity: A Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing

There is an invisible beast lurking among American citizens. At first glance it appears friendly and well intentioned, until...

Oct 14 · 9 min read >


I heard the ECHOES of your footsteps as you walked away into the gray They were swiftly followed by...

Jul 27 · 10 sec read >

In God We Trust

Jerry Coyne, a professor in the department of Ecology and Evolution at the University of Chicago, contributed an article...

Jul 27 · 7 min read >


I’m running out of words for you in case you haven’t noticed.   They don’t come quickly anymore and...

Jul 27 · 33 sec read >