CLICK HERE TO READ The Mirror Trials The above link will take you to a simpler formatted, online version of my fantasy novelette in its entirety, "The Mirror Trials", that you can read free of charge. It's only about 7,000 words. If you'd like to give it a read, you'll see there is an... Continue Reading →
A fire dances in spite of somber darkness A fetus thrives in the cramped accommodations of the womb The terminally ill continue to respire The madman's heart beats though a tempest is between his ears Will a foreteller hush even if he knows the future?
What could I say? What sound on or off the blue-green Earth could I possibly utter? What string or stream of words or combination of statements, questions, or figurativeness could I write for the circumstances? There are none. Is there some kind of gesture I could extend? Adjust the degree of warmth or cold in... Continue Reading →
Sideways stranger and solitary dweller pauses at my knee I don’t move either from my cliffside seat Awareness, yes, I’m on the verge of acknowledgement, Of an amorphous, achromatic avian Apathy Therein begets a sight Shallow Surficial, skin-deep, skeletal even, Crown to throat, animated in tick-like pivots Curves to breast then flank The secondary and... Continue Reading →
Girlie, these are sacred things, Your passion swells the wells of springs; The tap from it runs plentifully, And would fill up empty cavities, it seems. But your sapphire insides, that hide unthrived, Will fester the rest of you, doubtless, in time. You’ve stoppered your own adit, dear, Leaving blues of fervor unmined in there.... Continue Reading →