Rising Light

There was once within me an unconquerable umbra It wouldn’t dare capitulate against my steadied will. I would spin my wheels struggling against the shade But that only made bloom the now-perpetual inner gloom And soon there was a new overhead With the Black Hole Sun that was prophesized from the garden That promised an… Continue reading Rising Light


George was always diligent in expelling extraneous effects from his office desk. He assigned every document a one-up serialization code the instant their cellulose contacted the table. Before closing the work away in one of the many gunmetal filing cabinets, he would place it in a folder with a color that indicated its urgency —… Continue reading Radiance


My steps started timid but steadied in stride Yet no matter the confidence I couldn't shake the danger. I prayed my steps become light and in my emotions assured Because I walked where it was ephemeral; I walked where aircraft dared. Miles from the ground on ashen nimbus Which threatened to render itself back to… Continue reading Beacon

Poetry Collection #2: “Untitled #1”, “Move Over Sisyphus” and “Mom”

Untitled #1 A thousand miles divided us when you said “You’re my sunshine”, but I’m no sun; I am the cold, distant moon. It is only because of you, my incandescent star, That I, too, can gleam Move Over Sisyphus Tired, Unduly ragged From nights of debauchery Fueled by the bottles of liquor, Made by… Continue reading Poetry Collection #2: “Untitled #1”, “Move Over Sisyphus” and “Mom”

Marriage Has Changed My Life

Writer Austin Wiggins talks about the positive ways he has changed since getting married.