Reflection (74 Words) O looking back the way I came, I found my future much the same; The dreams short-lived, the shadows tall, Still one true Light above it all.
Dragon Town (348 Words) For more than fifty years, every morning at eight o’ clock, Erin O’Lay had taken the dinghy around to see the dragon’s head. For much more time than that the dragon had floated on the great deep of a blue ocean. The sun had not set for some time, and whileContinue reading “Dragon Town”
Banners Fly (107 Words) I like to see a banner fly Proud beneath the unfurled sky Yet all its show can’t match the glow In my dear’s dark and shining eye.
Midnight Song (53 Words) Farewell, my friend, a new day’s come, With midnight so must I be gone, Like specter to his lonely grave, Now bedward go we, saints and knaves.
When You’re Older (309 Words) He had never eaten so earnestly, so desperately. Warm butter slid between his fingers and over his knuckles, and the juices oozed hot from the slab of meat, bathing the fresh baked loaf in rich steaming flavor. Sensation had left him save that of the delicious goodness in his mouthContinue reading “When You’re Older”
In the Dark (406 Words) It is not quiet in the dark. “Hold me, Ellis.” Jeremy’s voice is strange. It is strained, compressed. We are already close in our hiding place, already touching, but he is turned away from me and my arms are folded across my chest, under my chin, in the curve ofContinue reading “In the Dark”
Home Is Where– (99 Words) The house behind them looked small. As they rounded the hill it vanished entirely from view as if it had never even been there. “Will you miss it?”
Flight of the Birds (99 Words) “Some say that cranes are the spirits of the dead,” said Allie. “When you see one, it could be the spirit of a loved one watching over you.” “That’s silly.”
Mama Bear (89 Words) It was a long and arduous journey. The snowy hills stretched on forever. When the stars came out, the light sparkled like a thousand diamonds on the cold whiteness.
Worth It (225 Words) It was a beautiful sight. Daria leaned over the boat edge, letting her hand trail in the water. The current pulled past her arm, troubling the reflection of fireflies and starlight. The moon shone clear, and the silver glow lit the world like another kind of day, bright and enlivening. “DoContinue reading “Worth It”