Day 5 – That Busy Road

The road is busier than usual today and each driver appears to feel the urge to speed faster than the last. There were days when I would only witness one single truck slowly trekking down the road early in the morning and again before noon. Baxter had coffee with his sister every morning. Then the... Continue Reading →

Sounds Of the Soul

The laugh - that sweet, soft, soul stopping laugh that could melt even the hardest of hearts. When you see it coming and hear its tunes, you won’t be able to stop the smile from overtaking your expressions. No one - not the coldest, saddest, or cruelest of humans can resist the chuckle of the... Continue Reading →

It Smells Like Death Here

Smells like death Rotting flesh Nothing left  Makeshift meds Bloody mess All regret  Clean the wreck  Make amends  Start anew Lose a few Find the truth Slice in two  Waterloo Flocks that flew Back to you In the tomb Slow runner Front gunner Lackluster Drug buster Safe summer Steel cutter Flow flutter Green gutter Makes... Continue Reading →

Queen of Demons

The queen of all demons That was you Still in my dreams After seven years  Where are you now If not infecting my heart  Do you even exist  Without my pain Without a host  A host as lost as me As susceptible as myself You are nothing Without a soul to eat Without me You... Continue Reading →

A Downside to Royalty

A kingdom far away A marriage arranged Between a cocky young prince And a girl made to change “Be more feminine” they’d say Slowly she conformed And was sold to the king To marry his son She was princess Daisy He was Prince Dom And though it was forced They fell for each other She... Continue Reading →

Already Torn, Friend

“You’re a little late, I’m already torn.”  Torn I apologize for wasting your time. So let’s avoid wasting much more. Here’s a heads up about me that you, my new friend, should know: I’ve been broken for quite some time. It started in childhood with a sharpened stake poking my soul. As I aged, others... Continue Reading →

The Wings of New (530 Word Story)

Barbara has seen three gruesome wars and multiple economic depressions. She had witnessed decades of societal changes and dozens of presidential races. She watched friends around her slowly wither away until death overcame them. She lost her husband to cancer. She had even watched two of her sons take their own lives.  Through it all,... Continue Reading →

Paddle Out Past The Break

And so another week begins as the last will forever end and become nothing more than a small figment of my memory. It’s odd how quickly they come and go, arrive and disappear in an instant. Life is truly an illusion. She is a few brief moments disguised as many decades of experiences. In the... Continue Reading →

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