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“Old Verona” (Microfiction)

She sat beside her husband as the gondola glided through the water. Before their ride, her husband told her that in hundred years, this beautiful city would be underwater. Looking around at the brightly colored walls, the laundry hanging from... Continue Reading →

Journal: Marriage and the Ever After

So I'm up late listening to one of my favorite artists Mali Music and a song from his second album called "Heavy Love". Great song. Its all about finding love and making that thing last for the rest of your... Continue Reading →

Chapter 4: True Betrayal

Chapter 4 of Sleeper Cell The Director bounded into the car as his driver, Garret, softly shut the door. Garret had grown accustomed to a little witty banter while driving the Director however he knew there would be no talking... Continue Reading →

Freeze Frame (poem)

His feet pound the pavement.  From the shadows he's observed her all day.  At last, alone. His reward for a hard day's work.  He grabs her, she screams.  Her cries muddled into a handkerchief initialed LBR.  Who is he? She'll... Continue Reading →

One Last Time (a Christmas Wish)

Welcome to the first of my Christmas stories. Some will be heartfelt, some will be sappy, and some will hopefully make you chuckle, but all will glow with the warmth of the season. Enjoy. ☺️ She stood gazing at herself... Continue Reading →

The Way Back Home (A Story)

She slowly put the rest of her clothes into the antique Chester drawer. Pausing over the last winter blue sweater. When she left, four months ago she was wearing this same sweater. Guilt still plagued her over her departure. The... Continue Reading →

serenade. (a poem)

come away with me, walk beside me on pebbled roads between the green pines. kiss me under a sycamore. love me, seduce me with your kindness. sweet words hanging thickly in the air, lay me down in a grassy meadow... Continue Reading →

Bitterest Victory (A Story)

As he sat in the courtroom he could almost taste victory. After almost a whole year he could finally see the light at the end of the tunnel. He was going to get all of his conditions from his soon... Continue Reading →

Dreams for Charlotte (A Story)

Charlotte rushed around her empty house. Her roommate having moved out she felt alone. Looking at the mantle with the newly framed wedding photo of her best friend and her new "brother-in-law", she felt a twinge of jealousy. Huffing out... Continue Reading →

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