Fear is in the Mind of the Beholder, a Poem

You haven't read The bodies of work I expend salt water over It is not because you are cruel Nor is your voice a myriad vipers Clutching, clinging, stinging At every mistake Rather, I am afraid your harmony May one day sound akin the cacophonous criticisms That I judge myself with daily Photo Credit: https://www.pexels.com/@pixabay

The Sun and Her Flowers by Rupi Kaur, A Book Review

Heart-breakingly beautiful. Beautifully heart breaking. I'm not sure which one is more apt in the case of Rupi Kaur's work "the sun and her flowers". Even with having read, and reviewed, her debut collection "Milk and Honey", I was still unprepared for the ways that it would impress on me. It moved me to the… Continue reading The Sun and Her Flowers by Rupi Kaur, A Book Review

One Sentence Challenge #7: Comfort From Love

Things are heating up in these posts! Last week had the highest number of participants to date. There is a compelling challenge in trying to leave it all out there with one sentence that seems to be garnering some attention. Congratulations to T. L. Woods at https://scribewoods.wordpress.com/ for winning last weeks challenge with an utterly beautiful entry.… Continue reading One Sentence Challenge #7: Comfort From Love

Departure a Flash Fiction Story

Mark’s departure had nothing to do with no longer being in love with his wife Lexie but the departure did promise a reprieve from the constant fighting and mutual torment. The drive to the airport was quiet and neither dared to share a word with the other. There were half utterance trying to mention a… Continue reading Departure a Flash Fiction Story

Fiction Analysis: Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Love in the Time of Cholera

You'll have to excuse me on this one. I'm not sure exactly where this post will go. I want to look at a quote from a book and break down the reasons why I like it/dislike it. I could be words, imagery, or something else entirely. Because of that, I'll be writing  based on my… Continue reading Fiction Analysis: Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Love in the Time of Cholera