Boom Boom Boom!

Plastic bag clouds float by revealing a clear, bright blue sky. The sun now shines in your eyes lighting up the night. Elevated and accelerated soaring like a bottle rocket; moves so quick one might think I had firecrackers in my pocket. Light the spinning flower to see colors bloom. Have a Happy, Safe andContinue reading “Boom Boom Boom!”

The Waiting

Charged for crimes she didn’t commit She refused to give up her only consent Holding strong to her innate dark magic Denying to use it as her defense was tragic Held captive beneath the earth’s vile floor Evil spilled each day seeping to the core It was a long tortuous penance she paid For theContinue reading “The Waiting”

Sweet Dreams

There once was a young woman who was born to peasants. Her parents worked hard each day for their daily bread. The family was quite poor, but the girl had three outfits to choose and two would remain hanging in the shared armoire. Every night, no matter how tired her Pa was from the hardContinue reading “Sweet Dreams”

Night Screams

Secrets are shrouded in the rising mist Cool comfort is carried on breeze through trees Drawing curious into make-believe Where everything is apt past the abyss Upon entry the tree limbs groan and hiss Reality shifts to what you must see Vast possibilities are conceived Fantasyland provides your vital bliss Captured deep in the hungryContinue reading “Night Screams”

Parched

Depleted, Nixie collapsed in the middle of the road while taking an evening stroll. She enjoyed the California heat, sunshine, and palm trees that swayed, but living in the desert took its toll leaving the land and water sprite dehydrated. Forcing the gods to pour down and revive them both. *A fifty-word story for thisContinue reading “Parched”

Divesting Troubles

Without fail, she calls out every night Beckoning with her powerful light Shining brightly in the vast black sky Beholding beauty reflected in your eyes ~ Standing out amongst a galaxy of stars She always finds you and is never too far To hear the many prayers of her children Sustained by her sister, MotherContinue reading “Divesting Troubles”

Have You Been to The Neighborhood?

No? Well it’s not too late and now is the perfect time as many talented artists are being showcased together in the Season ending award series. It’s the kind of place where all sorts of talent and magic are performed.   I was lucky and wandered into The Neighborhood in 2014, and then was personally invitedContinue reading “Have You Been to The Neighborhood?”

Witches Brew

31 of 31 OctPoWriMo Short days and long nights I’ve gathered ingredients It’s time to cast spells Combine tongue, eye, tooth, ear, spleen Chant a Happy Halloween ~ Tanka I’d like to send a special shout out to my fellow October Poetry writers for their encouragement, support, expertise, and for being my source of inspiration! AndContinue reading “Witches Brew”

Magickal Enlightened Mutation ~ #OctPoWriMo 7 of 31

Magickal Mother moon illuminates Beauty seen in every phase Let’s praise and communicate Enlightened Basking in the evening glow Deep in the woodlands we’ll roam In our home, no need for show  Mutation Hereditary brilliance Superb strength and survival Feared rival of resilience

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”

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”

Xanadu

X is for… Xanadu and its original poem written by: Samuel Taylor Coleridge, in 1798. Kubla Khan In Xanadu did Kubla Khan A stately pleasure-dome decree: Where Alph, the sacred river, ran Through caverns measureless to man Down to a sunless sea. So twice five miles of fertile ground With walls and towers were girdledContinue reading “Xanadu”

Justice and Mating Collides

J is for… Justice and Mating Collides, my neglected WIP novel that I haven’t touched since 3/28/14, so here’s the next (very) short installment hot off the press.  Feel free to visit their home page linked above for more. Without speaking a word Sam took the lead and found her way out of the denseContinue reading “Justice and Mating Collides”

Fiona the Fairy

F is for… Fiona the Fairy Fiona checked out of action with the Dragon-hand at the stroke of fifty-years for vacation. Opting for beauty-sleep, she bypassed the beach to the enchanted forest to rest her fatigued wings. Atop of the cottage she slept for a week and woke with a renewed energy for mischief andContinue reading “Fiona the Fairy”