Monthly Archives: June 2014

Far and Away

So it has been just over a week since I left SC.  Just over a week since I backed out of my parents driveway with two kids, two dogs and a pile of crap so big I had to strap … Continue reading

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MOJO

My mojo is missing. I am in a new place, with my things in disarray and I have not written. I haven’t read, I have barely sat down for 5 minutes alone without someone calling for ‘mom’.  The house is … Continue reading

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Give and Take/Writing101Day7

The lie lay between them like a corpse. It was solid and cold and immovable. It was the unspeakable thing in the room and it was slowly stealing all of the air from her lungs. If she didn’t speak soon, … Continue reading

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Because I Was Wrong

Tuesday I have walked by the man dozens of times, if not more. He is there every morning, tucked in the corner of the stairs, away from the crowd, shielded from the wind and the weather that blows in. He … Continue reading

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It’s Not That I Don’t Care

It is not that I don’t care But perhaps because I do That I can sit here so calmly And not give a thought to you   It’s not that it didn’t hurt Because of course it did It’s just that … Continue reading

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Love Letter

The paper was worn and fragile and still a bit damp from the spin cycle when I touched it.  I took my time unfolding it-was it something I needed? Forgot in my pocket?             ‘My love, this news has shattered … Continue reading

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Just Three?

Three songs, three songs, three songs. How do you pick just three songs for this challenge when your life has been full of music and melodies, soundtracks and songs? It’s too hard. There is too much attached to each one, each memory, and … Continue reading

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Left, Right, Left, Right

I wear contact lenses. I have had them since eighth grade, when my grandmother decided no child should have to have braces and Coke-bottle bottom glasses. (Thank you grandma). I was for all intents and purposes, blind as a bat … Continue reading

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Unlock the Mind-Writing 101 Day 1

As usual, I am late in starting this. I have an excuse, a good one actually. I am homeless-in a manner of speaking.  My home has officially sold. I drive by and there is a car in the drive that … Continue reading

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