Flash Fiction: Derailed

Ya know how they say “there was something about her eyes”? In this case it was so true. Eyes that whisper, you will never make the cut. She entered the scene long and wavy in all the right places. There he is. He’ll be swimming in heartache by dawn, and he hasn’t even bothered lookingContinue reading “Flash Fiction: Derailed”

5 Words Prompt 7/25/2018

This is my attempt at the 5 Words Prompt The words are: Connote, Pilot, Mirror, Echo, Reduce Thank you Tyler Deal     The mirror reflects the loss As an echo, fades from the canyon Reduced in stature and stead Like a pilot without wings Crying eyes, connote the depth of pain    

Waltz

  Not so idle hands will often betray words that ring hollow. We’ve heard it all before. Now you have to show me. No time for lectures. You chose your vice, I’m damn sure going to have mine. A heavy heart lashes out, still finding no solace. I can admit to sin. Words can beContinue reading “Waltz”

The Curtain Fell

Foolish to linger.  There is a balance to the delight.  You both played your parts. Often it is manifest in fleeting affection.  The curtain fell long ago. Tis better to remain oblivious to the likelihood that your world will be pulled asunder. You wanted to take a bow.  Giving the heart ample opportunity to clingContinue reading “The Curtain Fell”

Woeful Tiny Tales

  There are certain truths, that have been with me now for nearly a decade.  A list of ideals that served as a reminder. A testament to a scorned heart.  Notions such as ‘She talked about trust, but forced me to learn forgiveness’. ‘She talked about redemption, but left me in hell’.  Foundational passages likeContinue reading “Woeful Tiny Tales”

I Lost

The way your eyes danced when I made you laugh. The shyness, you still had, when I kissed you deeply. The fact your face was the first thought my mind found, when a familiar song started. Honestly, that still happens. When you whispered those words, that you later admitted couldn’t be true. Those words, thatContinue reading “I Lost”

Pious Perches

The world is discovering what the elect had discerned.  You had held sway over the easily manipulated. That grip loosens by the hour, as you sing and dance the familiar routine.  Promising the moon, while delivering only riches into your own coffers. Hailing yourself as the champion, battling for the voiceless and those who know need.Continue reading “Pious Perches”

Elusive Bird

Gracefully she appears to me, like the rarest of delta birds.  Bringing with her a gentle song and a calming spirit. Delighting in the charms of such a beautifully made and elusive presence, I am lost in wondrous observation. She offers me a glimpse into her world.  Allowing me to witness from afar, the ritualsContinue reading “Elusive Bird”