Stream of Consciousness: These Are the Things I’ll Never Say

This is an exercise in stream of consciousness writing. I have been using it a lot for the book I’m working on right now and this is one I wrote to get the creative juices flowing. And there’s a storm that’s been brewing in my chest since I told you to go and I’m so … Continue reading

Flash Fiction: The Mountains

It’s been a while since I’ve posted anything – it’s been a draining couple of weeks and my creativity  has waned. I’ll be honest, I have no idea where this short piece came from. I wrote it in the twenty minutes before I went to bed last night, and I have not edited it. The … Continue reading

National Poetry Month: The Supermarket

In honor of National Poetry Month, here is a more traditional poem for your enjoyment! The Supermarket And though there is nothing left of you I still think I see you in the supermarket when I am gripping the ripened peppers and frowning at the half rotted tomatoes when I am trying to be different … Continue reading

Flash Fiction: Summer

She gripped his hand and they rocked together to the melody. Soft, soft, soothing saxophone and crickets sang them down, down into darkness. They’d spent years here, on this porch. Muggy, murky summers passed and lightning bugs bumbled through the thick air. Autumn came and whispered the chirping cicadas away. Red and orange burned into … Continue reading