Lightning Strikes

OctPoWriMo 8 of 31 Mother Nature takes the stage Waves surge in a fit of rage Perfectly clear blue skies Yet lightning does strike Claiming a young life Unbelievable strife *** I took this picture from Venice Beach, and off in the distance I saw emergency crew gathering as I was packing up to leave.Continue reading “Lightning Strikes”

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”

The Hunger

A short poem and personal experience/writing lesson at the end. The hunger grows As you watch the tides Ebb and flow Fallen face down Lost on an empty beach Water washes over you Cleansing away the pain Lulling the void within Coating you in numbness For an eternity of starvation During my monthly writers groupContinue reading “The Hunger”