Short stories/Poetry

The Way Back Home

 Marissa lay, her head so heavy with torment, she could barely lift it off the pillow. Beside her Malcolm slept, snoring so loudly the sheets vibrated. Apparently, he didn’t possess the same cares as she. And why would he since he so effectively dumped them all on her.  Too many of Marissa’s nights were like […]

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Voices of My Sisters

My Number One

I wanted to express how much I love you so I thought carefully about what I wanted to say Because I didn’t want this to read like a Hallmark card or just sound like another cliche. ** I want you to know that I’ve given this some thought and I’m speaking this from my heart, […]

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In My Heart

Learn How to Love

Real love is complicated, specifically when it is corrupted by our emotions. When we feel passionate about something, we are willing to go the extra mile. That is, until we no longer feel strongly about it. We often believe we love someone because of the strong feelings we have toward that person, but when the […]

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Short stories/Poetry

Inheritance

Behold, what I have I give unto you Not because you were always good Not because you were always right And not because you worked so hard. What I have I impart unto you Because even before you were born, I loved you. And despite your worst mistakes I believed in you. What I have […]

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Short stories/Poetry

Alive in Johnny’s World

       When Johnny rammed the gun in my mouth, I felt cold steel and tasted death in the back of my throat. Blood trickled from my lip and dripped on my shirt. I was sure I had lost a couple of teeth, but right this second, it didn’t matter. All I could think about […]

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