Category: Poetry and Fiction

We all go on Crushing Crickets

We all go on Crushing Crickets I am 9 again Summer has made my skin 3 shades of darker. They were still using pebbles in the playgrounds. They were still trying to get kids to play nice, but not trying hard enough. 9 dollars…

Morning Haiku

Haiku – a form of brief poetry. Seventeen syllables in three lines (5-7-5). An attempt to capture the essence of a moment. The other morning, these Haiku came out… partly overwhelmed living from the inside out this moment explodes whatever it is surrender it…

I have no poems of light

Sunset over mountains

I have no poems of light. I have only poems of surrendering to darkness. This world tells us “fight the darkness.” But I have a different message. Surrender to suffering and allow your journey to REALLY begin. Drop “affirmation” and “attraction” into the trash…

Flash Fiction From a Photo Prompt

Flash Fiction, based on this photo by Vivian Maier… I was told they were in an arts and crafts store one wintery day when it finally happened. Both of them were relieved to be out of the freezing apartment, and although they did not have the…