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Kiss you at red lights kinda love

For a while at least, it seemed like they were written in the stars. They first met in high school. Both lived in the same middle-class suburban neighborhood. He was the new kid from out of state who was quickly building a reputation for trouble and all things bad. She was the country girl, destined… Continue reading Kiss you at red lights kinda love

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Poem: What the Fuck

I first saw you While I was sitting in the car In a suburban neighborhood After a job Then my boss John Climbed into The passenger seat You were outside A few houses down Playing with Your dog John looked at me With his brows raised He said Damn I didn’t say a thing But… Continue reading Poem: What the Fuck

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Poem: The Power of Art

I want to speak And let floods of red emotion Flow from my Devilish tongue With the power to drown An entire army In no more Than a few drops With a few words Compel Like the mouth Of God To create An entire city On a blank page Then turn it to ash On… Continue reading Poem: The Power of Art

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The Habits of my Heart

I could’ve sworn that I’d killed her. I remember placing her limp body, all our keepsakes and memories into a wooden box and burying it all six-feet deep on a deserted planet in a galaxy far, far away. I then remember coming home to sew shut the gaping vortex in my heart, dust myself off… Continue reading The Habits of my Heart

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Short story: Shadow Lake Pt. 2

“Lainey? We playing hide and seek?” He peered into the dark past the towering trees, and sometimes back at the lake. “Well, if so, then I give up.” There was a brittleness to his playful tone. “Okay? Babe, you can come out now… Lainey?” Nathan turned in search until he was spinning in circles and… Continue reading Short story: Shadow Lake Pt. 2

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Short mystery story: Shadow Lake Pt. 1

On the surface, Nathan Grey looked like calm waters—clean, crisp, gentle—, but below the surface, there were monstrous things that lurked. LED headlights from his SUV beamed through the night air and across the desolate highway as he drove. Hanging from his rearview mirror was a wooden cross necklace and a photo of his mother;… Continue reading Short mystery story: Shadow Lake Pt. 1

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Flash Fiction: Learning to Fly

Learning to Fly Dressed in a black suit and black loafers, Sebastian Keller sat alone on a wooden bench at the end of a hiking trail in The Great Smoky Mountains, watching birds fly as the sun set. Sebastian had always wanted to fly like the birds. He always swore that one day, it’d happen.… Continue reading Flash Fiction: Learning to Fly

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Dear Mama

A poem For my beautiful mother Who taught me to hug Who taught me to love I cannot say Thank you enough Though I can be a bit much You have never given up My best friend Who knows best The only place I can vent Only place I can breathe Enough to truly be… Continue reading Dear Mama