Category: writing

Magic Little Blues

Some writers refer to writing as the ultimate pleasure, and in some ways, I suppose it is, but not in the way one usually experiences pleasure. It isn’t like the pleasure we get from eating ice cream or laughing or having sex. It is a pleasure more akin […]

Lurking Monsters – part 2

part 1 here Even as the exclamation about her blouse broke free from her lips, Abby knew her clandestine stop at the Sip n’ Zip had cost her dearly this morning. “Be quiet, and drive!” came a harsh whisper from behind her seat. The words were desperate to […]

Lurking Monsters – Part 1

It’s my one indulgence, Abby thought to herself, peering at the frosty, oversized container in her hand with a triple claw logo blazed down the front. Absent were the words “lo-calorie” or “lo-carb”; if she was going to drink the stuff, she wasn’t messing around. She was supposed […]

Proud little magic pill

This morning, I’m taking a break The choice is scarcely mine I’m nearly clawing to the forefront of an exhaustion meltdown And Pandora’s on the fritz blinking off..on my J N Howard kills my brain every time, but not now, not this morning; I’m taking a break; I’m […]

Anniversary – Sans Crap

I know what she must be thinking, even today, and as surely as she thinks many days. What the hell did I do, marrying this guy?? Being that I have disavowed anything she would describe as “crap” from this entry, I will confess that I have replayed a […]

In Case You Ever Wondered

Been an awful long time since I felt like singing Surprised to know you missed my sorry voice and your sweet eyes welled with tears at both my betrayal and its horrendous aftermath Still, after all my running, fumbling through the dark “Sing anyway.” you say, “Remind us […]