Monthly Archives: July 2016

The Forest Inside – A Poem

The trees have returned. I can see them out of the corner of my eyes, their leaves waving like fingers trying to beckon me closer so that they can wrap me in a dark embrace. I can feel my body … Continue reading

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Doorways and Stardust – A Flash Fiction Story

Here’s my entry to round one of the NYC Midnight Flash Fiction Challenge. I had so much fun writing this! It features Susan Flynn. Enjoy! * Susan had never seen the store before. She was positive it hadn’t been there … Continue reading

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Shine Your Light – A Poem

  The first time I met you, I was nervous. I had never had a mother in law. However, I needn’t have worried. You were as kind and selfless as your son. As I got to know you better, I … Continue reading

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Re-Building Home – A Poem

I never really knew what home was until I met you. Growing up, there were temporary shelters from the shadows, places to lay my head down, rooms to sleep in, but even they had ghosts from my past that I … Continue reading

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A Strong Reminder – A Poem

She looks at the mark upon my left wrist. “What’s that supposed to be?” She almost reaches out to touch it. I reach out and rub it with my the thumb of my right hand. “It’s the symbol for the … Continue reading

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Sorrow and Joy – A Poem

I knew it would be a day of opposites. In the morning, saying farewell to one life and in the evening, celebrating another. In the end, however, there was joy and sadness at both. The funeral celebrated a life long … Continue reading

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An Ocean of Time – A Poem

When we were younger, we spoke our own language. It would be undecipherable to the casual listener, but it was our own tongue, one that only we could understand. As we grew older, teachers would keep us apart in different … Continue reading

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