It’s a new year. Everyone is doing these turning of time posts. A year in review. Resolutions. Goals. Hopes. Dreams. Prayers… All I can think is… I don’t wanna fail. So I’m not doing any of that. I’m not setting myself up with goals or resolutions that I’m not going to come close to [...]
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the jury found her innocent and no one understood how a mom could love her child in the death of all that’s good it had already been decided by the jury of her peers not the ones inside the court room but the ones out on the street she would never live it down [...]
Quick note… Life and the muses have been keeping me incredibly busy of late and I don’t seem to get to post here as often as I like. I haven’t forgotten you. I promise! Please check out my latest story on Gloaming Gap and as always, share the love!
And now for something just a little bit different… Shawn Smucker, classmate in college, writer friend, and twitter friend, was looking for guest posts for his blog. So, I confessed my darkest secrets… well the ones about growing up in a Christian school. Go check it out, and share the love!
Last week was rough. Lots of unexpected changes and significant news regarding job situations, health concerns, and IRS reviews – just to name a few of the most significant. And in addition to all of those major things, one more shoe dropped – just big enough to be annoying (and to complicate some of the larger [...]
I’ve been toying with a phrase for the past couple weeks. Something of a “melancholic relief” has settled on me. I’ve been really struggling with several major pieces of who I am since the year began. Several things in my life have changed and several more are yet to change. I’ve come to some important [...]
Across the universe… …in this galaxy… …these little pieces burn shooting lightthat blinds the road and takes away our view …if we could only see this thing we are and chart this courseabove we’d plot our path… …to guide us home… …avoiding edges cutting paths in sharply twisted turns
Every once in a while I hit a block. Something where I need to write. I feel the burn of something deep inside, begging for the light of the computer screen. And sometimes I don’t know where to start. So there’s a game I created (or stole from somewhere ~ I truly couldn’t tell you [...]
deathly acts result in life unbidden uncontrolledblossoming in uncertain promises delicate delayed to touch the sheers to fraying threads comes dreadindecision resolution hesitation of what brings forgetting of all you are and hatred fills the heart resignation pales the flow as darkness drips like tears to drown in kindness merciful silence [...]
She knew their secretscould name each oneas they laughedand made their “jokes”not once realizingthat truth would astoundand the things they held closeand hid under the skinweren’t fictionor so far away