Lest you think my writing muse escaped to the hinterland, I assure you folks I have been diligently working on the word. The stories that have been eating up my time are the ones I trying to publish! I’ve written … Continue reading Cats with Clothespins
Marika cut her eyes low, away from the damnable blank canvas. The blasted thing had preyed on her mind for two weeks now. She’d vowed to get a least one spot of paint on it before she removed her butt … Continue reading Three Fingers
From a Kentuckian who has loved every trip to Mexico and would jump at the chance to go again, here’s a little silliness. Hasta laVista! Continue reading A Festive Note
Strolling down Gardner Street that warm evening in Opikwa Idaho, Terp listened to the distant train and smelled the mélange of roses, leather, sweaty people and those chattering people eating their grilled steaks. He’d ventured back down to Earth because … Continue reading Terp, the Record Scout
Terp swayed with the rhythm of the pounding piano, the well-melded bass voices and the ethereal sweeter-than-birdsong women’s voices. As they began the jubilant Hallelujah part of the refrain, an angry roar swooped in. Singing stopped and children screamed as … Continue reading Terp and the Twister
He’d visited many churches over the ages, but had no memory of such a passionate collection of rustic voices. They shouted to glory! The singers held nothing back, the exuberance of the spirited women and men, the divine harmonies between them strummed his inner lyre with joy! He loved a full church and this one had every pew filled. His limbs tingled with energy, his grin felt permanent. Scanning the rapt faces in the chorus, one face switched the light streaming into his soul off. This sable-haired, acne-faced boy had a dark and forbidding aura. Terp had decided to come … Continue reading Terp, the Choir Boy
Could there be a brighter harbinger? A panorama of flowers trying to ward off the mean old cold The bright early plum She wants to bloom free Says winter’s a bum I agree with the tree … Continue reading Come On, Spring!