Frannie Takes the Train

The rattle and rumble of the train on its tracks persisted in their pursuit of my sleep. I fought the fatigue despite being awake for the last thirty…

Twenty-Three Years In

It’s late at night and we lie in bed Lost in thought, alone in mind The heat of passion cooling soft Drifting darkly, we are blind We’re not…

Sunset Heat

I put the rest of the tools in the trunk and wheeled it over to the tie-downs. The sweat poured off my head despite the cooling salt air.…

Blind Dining

“Eyes up, soldier,” she said and I did. The corner of her mouth was turned up in a smirk, eyes sparkling. I sat back in my chair and…

Learning from Binge Watching TV

So, I have to admit something. I enjoy binge watching TV shows. There is nothing better than curling up on the couch with my best girl on a…

Cruising

Late at night she walks the scene alone Enticing predatory eyes Trying too hard to attract Streetwalker in war paint Short skirt, long jacket Too much lipstick Take…

An Ending.

Without a single glimpse back, David quietly closed the door and walked down the sidewalk and out of her life.

The Dark Pool of Lamia

Lamina wrapped the mottled scarf around her light frame, enjoying the silky sensation as the soft cool hide hugged her contours. She didn’t have need of mirrors to…

Respawn

Respawn. Where am I this time? More importantly, when am I? I look around. To my left is a medkit and to my right is a box of…

Blankets

“But we have to keep warm,” Jake pleaded as he dropped a pile of blankets on the couch. “Nice try,” said Marnie, hands on her hips. “I’m not…

Down the Hill

“You wax the flyer? It’s all shiny.” “Yuppers. Cooking oil this time. What about you?” “I grabbed Uncle Mikey’s klister. Should make Old Woody fly.” “Race?” “Nah, it’s…

Snowfall

arms wide and eyes closed she raises her face skyward frosty flakes delight Photo by giraffe_756