• About me

    My name is Rob Skidmore and my wife is Corryn.

    In December I graduated from Brigham Young University with a B.A. in English and joined the ranks of the unemployed.

    I enjoy writing, you can find some of my stories and poems on this blog.

    I also ran track for BYU. I was in great shape until my appendectomy over the summer. Now I am just a skinny white guy with great form and decent muscle tone who gets winded jogging from my front door to the mailbox.

    I am going to be a first time daddy in May. It's a boy. We have a name. We aren't telling.

    I like reading; mostly short stories, they fit my attention span.

    If you like my perspective on stuff feel free to follow this blog, join me on Twitter, or add me on Facebook.

    I work for Infogenix as a SEO Content Writer. If you are interested add me on LinkedIn. I have mad writing skills.

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My First Published Poem

Inscape, BYU’s literary journal, accepted one of my poems. For some reason the entire issue is not available online so I will include it here.


They say she left the home of God

a cataclysm of wild hair and one syllable words

They say she leapt the salt spray of rolling swells

and alighted in a mess on her pillow

They say she paid eight turtles and a conch shell

for a fist full of sand

They say she went into the dark

and told it to fly through her plaited braids

They say time slips through her hourglass figure

and accumulates on her stone tile floor

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