There was a man who loved his daughter. Not unusual, but this particular man was not very good at showing emotion, and thought that people would know, by his actions, … Continue Reading Rites of passage
Originally posted on chopkins2x3:
Is God trying to reach me? I don’t know if there have been divine signs or if it’s my natural proclivity to be drawn to…
Originally posted on TheFeatheredSleep:
Sun filigreed through high tree lines Touching our chosen space with bright finger tips We swing, irregular rhythm, sometimes your momentum, sometimes mine I watch you…
I skirt the singularity of sleep. In a wide ellipse, I ride alone on her stony moon. I reach I wave I cry My hands I wring These things, they … Continue Reading At 4:00 a.m.
Awakes, he does, in the foldable bed. Swims to the surface, breaks water. Beats the living daylights out of whatever it was they gave him. Geez, maybe it’s been a … Continue Reading Hullo again
At the sudsy soapy sink I think, with hands that have a care. Wrinkled fingers, rosy pink, would rather be elsewhere. That eggy fork with yolky tines … Continue Reading Missing you
Funny….I knew this kid too. What a great piece from The Stories in Between.
I’ve been in this bed for too long. Please don’t let me go like Charlie. My friend Charlie. He got bad cancer and was in a bed for months. I … Continue Reading Charlie’s Angel
There’s a mirror on my dresser. The kind that folds. Each night, as I sit on sleep’s edge, I cast a covert glance to a conscience that looks back at … Continue Reading Bedroom eyes
Originally posted on The Used Life:
the day’s a stale word the kind that’s afraid of an honest mouth (a thing so strangely made) a conversation like a broken arrow,…
“You’re such a strange critter “ He posted on Twitter And waited until she replied. “You’re just being bitter” She said, then he hit her And dragged her limp body … Continue Reading Werewolf?
In the dark of your room Something cold from the tomb Awakes you with feelings of dread Seems to float and to hover Then pulls on your cover And sidles … Continue Reading Apparition
hey Joe better take that shower this morning, huh? people are gonna see you today. careful, don’t move too quickly in there you’ll make your old head spin and after … Continue Reading Hey Joe
Originally posted on Raw Earth Ink:
Journal Entry: Named for the mega-volcano that graces this tiny world, Lilac Hill is as desolate as it is beautiful. The giant volcano has…
I’m inside the capsule. I have only two controls. A Jump button which allows me to exit any given situation, and a signal button that requests a return to home … Continue Reading Time after Time. (2)
Einstein and Tesla were on its trail. Many more speculated. H. G. Wells brought it to the public imagination. I’m asking you to suspend disbelief in favour of entertainment, and … Continue Reading Time after Time