The Power of Unity

“Sasha stop!” Gillian shouted into the dark as he rushed back to her.  “You must leave the map behind. We have to get out of this god-forsaken cave. There’s no time left.  We have to leave,  now!” “But we can’t just leave the map! It’s our only chance to find the portal home. Without it weContinue reading “The Power of Unity”

Treacherous Waters

    Frigid waters soar Unable to reach the shore Aching extremities cease to fight Rising tides surge under full moonlight Threatening swells claim all my attention Exhaustion sets in and the sea begins to win Thrashing about as dragged beneath the surface Adrenalin spikes one last time, energy to resurface Seeking a precious breathContinue reading “Treacherous Waters”

Every Day is Sunday

He stepped out today in his very best pressed plaid outfit, and added a nice big floppy vacation hat and sunglasses. Ready to go, he slipped behind the wheel to take his lady out for the day. Cruising along carefully with both hands upon the wheel, he steers the yacht with an acute eye inContinue reading “Every Day is Sunday”

Nirvana

Staring out into the emptiness of the night, all you see is the darkness that is mirrored in your heart. Yet, against the odds, you find the strength to hold onto the distant rhythm that beats for hope and keeps you moving.  The very beats that aid you against the demons that hide in wait, toContinue reading “Nirvana”

First Encounters

As soon as he entered the room Jana noticed. She always noticed, but never had the nerve to actually speak with him even though there were plenty on opportunities in the hall or in their sociology class. She knew that he never bothered with her because she was an average girl that didn’t really standoutContinue reading “First Encounters”

Summer Adventures

In every girls life; there’s a boy she’ll never forget and a summer where it all began.   “What do you want to do next?” Tony asked as they walked hand in hand along the wet sand. “Let’s climb across those rocks. I’ll race you to the end.” “No way. It’s too dangerous to raceContinue reading “Summer Adventures”

Snatched (a morsel)

From his lazy-boy, Jack intently watched the camera’s monitor and sipped scotch on the rocks as he chain-smoked one cigarette after another. His lady had started to come to and was struggling to reach the surface. Watching her every motion stirred the beast lurking inside and he grew hard with anticipation of hearing her criesContinue reading “Snatched (a morsel)”

Snatched (snippet)

The sounds of incoherent grunts and moans coming from the trussed and gagged woman at the back of the van were a welcomed sound in Jack’s ears. The sounds carried relief and on the heels of that excitement in his belly because those sounds meant that his fine catch would pull through and partake in theContinue reading “Snatched (snippet)”

Healing Forces

    Red moon beams Mint aromatics release Gravel secretes the diseased Sing a soothing melody; bonds between moon, rocks, and leaves Unlucky universe eliminated through the unity of natural medicinal forces This piece was inspired by the lovely Author Kellie Elmore, who motivates her followers to write through a variety of prompts given every Friday.Continue reading “Healing Forces”

Daughters of The Rose

Hooray, the wait is finally over! I’ve received my advance copy of Daughters of The Rose, written by Erik Lehman. This book has been moved to the top of my to-be-read stack, so stay tuned for a review. Readers you still have time to get your own copy by heading on over to goodreads andContinue reading “Daughters of The Rose”