Rodent

You came alive in our half-awake dreams Etching your way into consciousness through a tunnel of ears Past the stairwell into other human passages. Your claws ate...

wishing for clovers

we are barely ten and holding our imaginary shovels we go searching for the golden light or perhaps a newt in the  long grass or maybe  a lucky clover   your...

I Remember Cruelty

“Next!” She began the slow shuffle to the counter. Her timid feet dragged beneath her. Hands clawed in silent pain, she forced a meek smile...

Remembrance

The balloon burst and all the air escaped  too quickly for Jill to catch. She sighed as she saw the wrinkled skin, because there was  a hole...

The Troublesome Pain of Memory Lane

A silent and dusty mind, Meaning memories are hard to find. As cobwebs cling to jumbled thoughts, With a last attempt to rack your brain, Searching for a...

It was your footsteps on the stairs that did it.

The sun rises, early morning light in the attic— that’s not what wakes me— it was your footsteps on the stairs that did it. It was...