If I were pickled by the nub of love
Not an easy life Harried by the demons Jack is desperate far too many bopping cropping popping up lambasting him inside Each and every one a bruiser shrill and quite accusatory you don’t have a child you don’t have a wife Tough to manage that’s for sure feelings he can’t skirt having to […]
She stood at the entrance to the family shrine, looking at the jar that was half-buried in the ground. The light from outside threw the ceramic giant into an eerie spotlight, shining new life into its faded patterns. The jar was an heirloom, passed on for generations, never opened. It was a wedding present from […]
Warsh’s eyes were grey and when full moonlight hit them straight, they were white. Rogney had never seen the like. Course’, Warsh was older than the Blackwater and had been around last time Heaven passed by. “Elder Warsh, you seen it. What’s it like?” Only Warsh was still alive of those that had chosen to […]
Grammie was the one who first warned me about the black dog, up in the Forgotten Corner of Connecticut. “You hear that black dog, child, you know you’ll be dead ‘fore the week’s out’.” Mama pulled me away and said, “See, you made the child cry! Why’d you go and tell a six-year-old such things!” […]
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You are the muse’s shadow surviving
under sun.. And as clouds pass,
hallucination is solid as reality.
I like it here,
enough to stay.
If you called me a murderer, I wouldn’t argue. I might not be directly responsible for what happened to my wife and five-year old son—or that little girl across the street—but hiding like a frightened child and doing nothing to help them makes me guilty on some level. My hands might be clean, but my […]
In a dream I was with him, in his own time.
He and I and his company of twelve were in a room that was dank, hot and shadowy. There was an aura of subdued incandescence that lit the bedraggled, bearded faces of all who were present.