Gratitude, Halloween And Honoring Those Who Passed

On this day before Halloween, I am usually pretty excited and giddy, getting ready to celebrate what is for me as a Pagan more than just a dress up in crazy clothes day. This year, though, I will work instead, and considering that we are in a temporary place, not celebrate with our usual abandon. …

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"The Long Road Home" – A Flash Fiction

Despite numerous diversions, I had followed through on my plans to make the trip to Santa Fe. No matter what the Universe threw at me, I was determined to follow through, after all, I had made the promise to stand by my sisters side on her special day, even though I loathed weddings and knew …

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Hidden Words – A Flash Fiction

I knew it was you, who had been here, marking the words in those many books, a clever way of showing me you were okay, but not clever enough. The same markings that let me here, let him to you, always a step ahead of me, as I stumbled blindly with no resources to find …

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Tribute To A Legend – Leonard Nimoy

Tribute To A Legend  – A Haiku inspired by your way my heart aches now that you’re gone live long and prosper ——- This is how I choose to remember the great Leonard Nimoy In his own words: Because Because I have known despair I value hope Because I have tasted frustration I value fulfillment …

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The Crime Scene Cleaner – A Flash Fiction

It was not that Mr. Annar had forgotten to close his blinds as everyone had suspected, it was that he had dismantled the installation, making it impossible for anyone to block his view of the entire parking lot. The central bay window was perfectly spaced, allowing him to take advantage of the lucky occurance of …

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The Future – A Flash Fiction

One day, not long from now, when we all have done the deeds that brought us to this point and time, we will be the forgotten ones. When a war, we could have stopped, swallowed us whole, and the creation of more and more wasteful things, has taken over – the machine rising above men. …

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A Fresh Start – A Five Sentence Flash Fiction

This was supposed to have been their fresh start, a moment to begin again after a few turbulent years and the loss of their stillborn son. Another chance to find each other, love one another with more depth than they ever had before, the loss bringing forth a good, in a bad situation. But life, …

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A Lonely, Silent Night

With desperation in her heart, she summoned him without hesitation. The darkness of the last few weeks had been so overwhelming, that the warnings of the old woman had not found its way into her thoughts, never even considering that who she was calling for, was not the same person he had once been. It …

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Rain – A Five Sentence Fiction

We laughed at the people scattering, as rain, began to fall as if the rain was the poison to their day. To us, it was an elixir, a potion that made us stronger. We danced, skipping through the empty park, with nothing but our love as a companion. Giddy moments, that would never leave my heart, …

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Sisters

  I envied her abilities to dance, the way she moved about, gracefully as if gravity did not restrain her, rather worked with her, propelling the movements into the air like a symphony. She had been beautiful in every sense of the word, while I was the average sister, waiting behind her, to be noticed, …

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