Aching Basement

It was the one thing she desired most.  Nick knew this much based on everything she’d told him the day before – how she wanted everything to go back to the way it was a few years ago, back before her adult son had irrepressibly plummeted into the […]

Sonship Longing

“I hope you know how that man feels about you.” he said, nearly a hush in his voice, not like the sort of hush one uses when trying not to be overheard, but more like the almost involuntary change in a man’s intonation when he is suddenly more […]

Pace

I am faster than most around me quick, comprehensive my thoughts focused, sharper in fanciful tricks, deeds on the wavelength most only dream to be capable of performing I’m a tech driven, unnatural wonder, smart phone packing, communicating speeds of light in a universe ripe with information; nothing […]

A Name, Remembered

    The first sensation he discerned as he awoke was the taste of blood in his mouth.  There was the taste, and then the overwhelming urge to vomit, his stomach outraged with intake of bodily fluid and from enduring the inevitable aftershocks left behind when adrenaline blitzkriegs through […]

My Heart Bled A Word

My heart bled a word about you tonight a word about your languishing in the dark and your deep fears that you are all alone ultimately alone in this world that has nothing for you but arrows to fire and spears to hurl at you in hatred after […]