DUI

I was driving at the time, The head reverberated, stopped.   That's when tears started rushing, Anger, hurt, pain, blushing, Against a toppled, heart.   The surprise in his face, Never hurt me so as the one tonight, And yet I know he didn't mean it; my angel, my rock, My knight.   He's a…

FEMINISM

I got hit by my man tonight, Purposefully and hard.   But how can I blame his might? I am a feminist, My fault.   Could it be that I can, Slap a hand across his face? But he can't retort with an elbow in, Across the chest?   You see that... I really think he…

TOO MANY MILES APART

This article was published October 2014 in The Vindicator. Home is where the heart is and my heart is thousands of miles away.  I remember it as if it was yesterday. Upon discovering a very mysterious letter in the mail, a completely ordinary day turned not so ordinary in the life of a nine year…

NOT ENOUGH

The choker at her neck pulls tightly against the alcohol she swallowed two hours ago. She wonders if that's why she feels like puking, but no, she just wants to puke. Sharon takes one more drag and puts her cigarette out in wet mud. Her thoughts never really go anywhere. She says things out loud, but…

EUREKA

In MORATORIUM stuck for years here, A kaleidoscope, changes frequently, The mind, transforming made resolves in rear, How could I ever feel hope decently? Or will I stagnate in crude leniency, Of procrastination, indecision, And in treachery, most importantly. Should I discover novel precision, In making just one more bad omission?    

FINALLY, HERE

Dearest of Readers, I am twenty-two years old, and it has FINALLY occurred to me that I have been neglecting my basic duty to share words with this world. The realization came to me slowly, painfully, but it FINALLY got through my head today over coffee, cigarettes, and a lovely neighbor lady who liked what I had to say. So, I…