30 Days

Day 28 (Flash Fiction)

What secrets they whisper behind closed doors, drawing the curtains to check the pathways of light;  they think darkness inspires health, but I feel my spirit repining in these shadows. My breaths come at a dearer price every time. The clock strikes 11 in the mourning. I notice the rooster has finally stopped crowing, and […]

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Day 26

Before the sun rises My dear one My darling Before the sun welcomes the blue back to the sky Before the the dove coos From it’s nest in the rafters Before you open your eyes Limned with laughter My prize Before the dew gathers While the wind travels north Before the sea wakes the gulls […]

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Day 25

The world keeps turning. 3There’s a fire going in the living room (in the fireplace), and we don’t have any working alarms in this house. There’s a magnetic strip above the stove that holds all our butcher knives, and I can’t help but think it gives the impression of being too…convenient. Details, details. They’ll get […]

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Day 24 (…Yep.)

Day 24. 6 more days and then I’m free. I think I’m running out of material…or perhaps I’m too tired to think of anything inspiring or original. How do people do it? Be amazing. Sometimes I feel so–you know what? I’m going to stop talking like this and write; there’s already enough sniveling on the […]

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