Rituals

A steady stream of youngsters, witches, and high priestess entered the forest wearing lightweight cloaks.  Upon entering the clearing, everyone removed their hoods to greet one another.  Everywhere you looked, women and young girls alike wore their hair plaited in elaborate braids or were adorned with flowered headdresses and gemstones. It was a beautiful sight.  The coven gatheredContinue reading “Rituals”

Soul Reaper

“She always had that about her, that look of otherness, of eyes that see things much too far, and of thoughts that wander off the edge of the world.” ― Joanne Harris By day Shelby was a beautiful sight to behold for sure. She had an internal allure about her that drew new patrons intoContinue reading “Soul Reaper”

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”

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”

Wacky Writers!

W is for… Wacky Writers We are not just bloggers; we serve a purpose and have the courage to chase after our dreams. We are all writers at heart with unique and interesting stories to tell and share with the world at large. I’ve never met a writer who didn’t enjoy reading too, which makesContinue reading “Wacky Writers!”

Terrific Community

T is for… Terrific Community I never shut down fully; my mind is constantly on the go, so sitting down to write fiction or a rhyme provides a much-needed escape from reality. Having said that I’d like to take this opportunity to thank the blogging community for embracing my words and me since day one.Continue reading “Terrific Community”

Penelope’s Perilous Prophecy

P is for… Penelope’s Perilous Prophecy Link to Original Photo With shaking hands, Penelope returned her teacup to its saucer and looked around the room at each of the government officials that were packed in tight, like sardines in a tin can. Most were gentleman with a hard kindness reflected in their eyes as theyContinue reading “Penelope’s Perilous Prophecy”

Gas Station

G is for…Gas Station (Warning may be leading to disturbing content)  This A to Z challenge has given me permission and the motivation I needed to toy with some of the previous works started, neat! I’m hoping it’s worthwhile and I can’t wait to see where they lead me to, for an introduction to goodContinue reading “Gas Station”

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”

Justice and Mating Collides: Saturday Night Special (snippet)

He double-checked his list to make sure everything was covered and nothing forgotten. Satisfied with his preparations, he decided it was time to go pick up his date. He slid into the ebony leather seat of his Santorini black metallic Land Rover LR4. He pulled out his CD case, found Santana’s Supernatural, and popped itContinue reading “Justice and Mating Collides: Saturday Night Special (snippet)”

Jump First

Once upon a long, long time ago… I jumped first and oh what a glorious rush it was. This flash fiction piece was inspired in part from a memory. **** Racing against the sunrise, Josh climbed into his bright yellow Jeep Wrangler and barely warmed the engine up before popping it into gear. He neededContinue reading “Jump First”

Mopey Mop Tales

Standing against a cold darkened corner, he stood stalk still looking across the garage where a tornado of human destruction was all that remained. This couldn’t be happening. It had to be a flashback from all of those chemicals used every time he got out. He knew better than to submerge him self in deepContinue reading “Mopey Mop Tales”

Snatched

Anchored to a merry-go-round upon the high sea, all I wanted to do was sleep. Swaying back and forth, and round and round the oppressive fog began to lift. I was feeling pretty woozy, so I focused on my breathing.  Breath in. Breath out. Inhale and exhale. Inhale through the nose and exhale through theContinue reading “Snatched”