Short Story – Holly, Out There

(A re-imagining of Grimm’s Rapunzel) It began with a peculiar blossom. The winter had been long and frigid and barren, but for a tiny blossoming plant outside her window.

Poem – Too Sweet

Smile, sucralose sweet; Assaultingly artificial. Eyes, whispering half truths in the dark. Mouth, filled to the brim; Spilling over with things said and not said. Glare as sharp as knives. Tongue spoiling into venom. Behind that smile, A sugary death awaits.

I Won NaNoWriMo!

2018 was my second go at NaNoWriMo, and my first win (to win, you have to make the 50,000 word count by November 30th, and validate the text through the nanwrimo website). Gotta say – it feels pretty good.

Poem – Callous

It’s a nightmare          How u look at me

My weaknesses exposed.

Micro Fiction – The Big Spill

Joanie watched as the thick, white liquid spread across the table. The shards of glass glistened, peeking through a little.

Poem – Dead Heat

As the shapes shift away
And the colours bleed to shades
I plant my feet
Grounded in the dead heat