Waif’s Fear

Words fly on the midnight sparks They land sideways burning our dust I stand on the edge, my breath a stream My step a noose, a lonely...

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Tempter Scenario

However clear, it is always unclear to hit the mark of unquestioning compatibility that will some day make history in the circle...

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West Of The Deuce

The town was Show Low named for a poker hand way up in the White Mountains of wild western Arizona how very ironic we met in a poker...

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Do I Have To Tell You?

I was so stupid when I found out I was pregnant. I had no idea. I was 14 years old. That I didn't know missing my period meant...

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A Woman’s Choice

But in just a few seconds, the test showed positive. Yes, I was pregnant. I called my mother at once and told her everything. Fortunately,...

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Twitter’s Echo Chamber

I began tweeting my dislike for the president and even made a few replies to his public tweets. One tweet, in particular, annoyed me. He...

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Still Waters

there is so much beauty and so little time which makes me tearfully treasure the breath of life and your sun kissed shoulders and...

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Shelter

This is my muted voice. This is a language of my own choosing. The kind that pulls me away from people and erects walls in the vacuum of...

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