Poetry

Waiting

There was a little girl with a little golden head, She loved to play outside, and hated going to bed. She’d often leave her shoes, and run about quite free, She’d perch herself up high, and survey all she could see. She’d snuggle up to her mama, and listen to her speak, Of days now […]

Creative Writing

Colombina – Part V

“I just got a message about a camp not far from here,” Pierrot looked up from his computer screen. “We could do some damage if we liked.” Collie yawned and looked away from her husband. The image of the chimera was still vivid in her mind, the gray-washed horizon still spattered with rain. She felt […]

Creative Writing

Colombina – Part III

“You’re a shiftless girl Collie, and make no mistake!” Casanova smiled while delivering the barb. Collie stormed around throwing things this way and that, shaking her blonde curls indignantly. Her white cotton skirt flounced, she wore silk white stockings underneath, and white lace garters sporting tiny white bows. She had a white ribbon snaking through […]

Creative Writing

Colombina – Part I

He tugged on his face, a grotesque mask, a mockery of humanity. His pupils dilated, and he breathed out a long, slow breath. It convulsed in the air, not sure yet whether it would dissipate or shimmer. He scratched at his skin, his post-skin, and had an idea of luminescence. It was unreasonable, these people […]

Poetry

Slumbering Forest

Curling wisps of breath strain against the air, shivering in the chill. While all around the trees hold their breath; solid and alert and still. The grass is brittle and cracks, sharp against my boot. The earth is breathing softly, sleeping and digging in its roots. A hushed slumber fills the air, a lazy bird […]

Poetry

White Fury

A blinding white fury, terrible in its beauty. A blanket of innocence laid over a sinful world. Absorbing its darkness. Drinking in its evil. Melting into the nothingness, the ashes of the dust of which we are composed. A rotting, stinking, ephemeral flesh that sags into bones too long for this world. To crumble beneath […]