First Poem of the Year

Ho!  The new year is upon me! Its first poem must be penned. I have a new beginning, And I must to it attend. Oh, I do not take it lightly That I have another chance To reach for goals before me, To learn a brand new dance. To dream some happy new dreams, ToContinue reading “First Poem of the Year”

Friday Fictioneers — 7/12/13 – The Promise

THE PROMISE “Hey, Gramps.” Sighing heavily, Ronnie lowered himself onto the flat monument beside his Grandfather’s. Warm sun soaked him, highlighting the beloved name engraved in the stone he focused on. Quiet … “Well … I just got out again. Two years this time.” Tears brimmed. “I’m sure sorry, Sir … for messin’ up myContinue reading “Friday Fictioneers — 7/12/13 – The Promise”

‘As I Sat On The Bus’ Writing Challenge: Week of 6/23/13

AS CODY SAT ON THE BUS As Cody sat on the cracked seat at the back of the bus, jostled by the jerky movement of the nearly worn-out vehicle, he couldn’t get her off his mind. He kept seeing her smile, hearing her throaty laugh at his flimsy excuse for jokes. He could still feelContinue reading “‘As I Sat On The Bus’ Writing Challenge: Week of 6/23/13”

Friday Fictioneers – 6/28/13 — ‘Racing for a Second Chance’

RACING FOR A SECOND CHANCE Lungs burning, gulping breath, she could hardly see. Keep running: her mantra. The bus was gaining speed rapidly. Keep running. Have to catch it! Have to stop him! Best thing in whole life … How could I …? But submission to her family’s pride was a life-long habit – nearlyContinue reading “Friday Fictioneers – 6/28/13 — ‘Racing for a Second Chance’”