I lay awake, wrapped in his arms and the tingly afterglow of satiation. Warmth spreads through my body as a blanket of lassitude covers me, rendering my limbs and torso heavy and unmoving. A spark lights within me-hope has come home to roost in my breast, and it is both a terrible burden and an ancient … More Rainfall in Paradise
This is something I wanted to work on for a while—I posted the topic on facebook but only got one response-asking basically who I met or was talking about. I was talking about the two folks in the story, who came to visit me in a dream not that long ago. So, I set … More Dangerous Eyes-a SERIOUSLY short story
Sometimes we go through life without second chances, or even a single break; never knowing what may have been. Last Thursday, I got a peek behind that curtain of uncertainty. Jimmy. God-he was 17 to my 21 when last we met. Or even spoke, for that matter. Jimmy was my very first kiss. Quiet, gentle, … More I wouldst follow thee for evermore
So what is love? Is it that chemical response that you get ever time you see your lover? Could it be the doing of thankless jobs and deeds for others known and unknown? Perhaps it is the feelings you have for your children, spouse or cats. Mayhap… perchance… it is more. When we are born, hormones are … More It’s the Power of Love…
I saw a fire in your eyes today that was not there before. The dawning of the day came bearing a wind of ill will– The scent of rage, hatred and despair flowing on the breeze Like oily smoke; choking the oxygen from the air. Mirrors do not lie, child. You stop and scream … More Mirrors and Walls
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So I took my trip to Florida–just noticed my name is in the state–fLORIda, huh… and isited a friend I haven’t seen in 35 years. Looking him in the eyes, hearing his laugh, seeing the same sense of humour and intelligence in his eyes–it’s like the time never passed and he was once again my … More Florida–almost travelling by footsteps, one mile at a time. Part 1
So I speak with a friend every night. Sometimes I miss him, in the hustle and bustle of life, but mostly we spend time talking and reconnecting with each other, what we have missed through the years and what goes on in our lives today in our routine of bouncing from one task to another. … More Just a thought for today-a May wrap up, so to speak. Even if it is June now…