Month: July 2015

Dear Mr. Stoker, I Think My Kids Are Turning Into Vampires

Vlad, the Impaler! Is that you?!! Oh, nope, just my kids lurking inside during summer break. Though, I am starting to think my kids are vampires. They are afraid to go outside due to a strange fear of heat and the sun. They almost hiss at me with disdain with just the mention of going … Continue reading Dear Mr. Stoker, I Think My Kids Are Turning Into Vampires

Weary Wanderings in a Silver Sea

Scudding with bones of coral beyond a sapphire lagoon, Lying ahull, drifting in the brackish sea, I breathe the algae on my old skin. Careening against the gales, whipping my graying hair, Embayed by the siren’s aqua realm, my schooner gone Offshore on a ghost voyage to the horizon’s purple edge. Fathoms of memories lost … Continue reading Weary Wanderings in a Silver Sea

Today I’ll Use My Feminine Wiles With a Dash of Gunpowder.

Today I am going to be a femme fatale. A siren that lures men to their demise! No wait, an assassin. I'm going to plot the destruction of people who have wronged me. Then I will cackle loudly in the shadows as I contemplate how I will obtain power and take over the world. This … Continue reading Today I’ll Use My Feminine Wiles With a Dash of Gunpowder.

Passionate Love in the Dark Corners of a Barnes & Noble

I found you, alone, in the book store. In a quiet and secluded corner. Between the shelves of self-help, bibles and the multiple shelves of graphic novels, you were there waiting for me to touch you. To hold you. Oh you, the poetry section in my Barnes & Noble bookstore. I remember when I was … Continue reading Passionate Love in the Dark Corners of a Barnes & Noble

My Dark Jedi Alter Ego Once Wrote a Joyous Ode to a Bumblebee

I’m dark and moody. I live in the shadows. Well, maybe not so much. I’m a thirty something mother of two, so I am pretty sure there isn’t much about my life that is lived in the shadows. I can’t, my kids would find me! But as for my writing….. The things that compel me … Continue reading My Dark Jedi Alter Ego Once Wrote a Joyous Ode to a Bumblebee

The Alliance for the Reading of Books (ie Book Club)

I have not forgot about you….mom. I know you are reading this. And I know other people are too. So let me remind everyone that my mom and I are in a book club. Together. Just us. It’s less complicated that way. If you are part of or ever have been in a book club, … Continue reading The Alliance for the Reading of Books (ie Book Club)