Hark! Is that a death rattle I hear, trembling the dark wood around me? Nope. ‘Tis the phlegm from thy chest cold shaking the bed frame as I hack up another loogie. A midwinter cold has claimed yet another Kleenex which shroud thy bedclothes like moguls on ski slopes in thy feverish dreams. Okay, so... Continue Reading →
31 days. Slanted October light slices through the trees, casting shadows that creep across the withered landscape. Trees groan when wind claws brittle leaves from their branches. In shades of gold and blood-red scarlet to tawny brown they pirouette and spiral high in the sky, then sigh in resignation and finally rest upon the ground to... Continue Reading →
Inspirational prose about capturing new ideas. Inspiration is an ephemeral ghost shimmering over shadows, cloaking deep and empty crevices of my mind.
Swaying in the wind, trees keep rhythm in nature's dance. The brisk wind gossips with the aspens while dressing them in brilliant gold. Their gowns swish as winter's breath blows their brilliant leaves and scatters them through the night. Soon golden leaves will blanket roots until skeletal remains rot under silent snowflakes. By the time the... Continue Reading →
You know how I love to dance. Join Danny and I in a little Irish Jig! Here are a few of my own Irish blessings May you straighten out life's learning curve, leaving in a few twists for luck. May your name always be followed with a smile and not a curse. May you laugh at... Continue Reading →
As writers, we cast our words into the world. Like the snowflakes in these sculptures, each letter of the alphabet gives our imagination the structure in which to escape, gain new knowledge and connect with the vast universe. We all use the same twenty-six and yet the mastery of the craft can amaze and even... Continue Reading →