Your Reputation Precedes You

On the theme of “Reservation,” why not write about one of the greatest social enigmas of all–getting to know a stranger? And what if that stranger just happened to be the world’s most savage literary critic, Edgar Allan Poe? Wallie and I decided to explore the reservations between strangers (and not-quite strangers) meeting for theContinue reading “Your Reputation Precedes You”

Welcome New Year — 2018

A Happy New Year from “Wallie’s Wentletrap!” New Year We wait upon the next New Year But we are far from new, my dear; There is reflection in your gaze That lingers on the dimming days Likewise a line that thins your cheek And marks the weary way of weeks— The minutes making months andContinue reading “Welcome New Year — 2018”

Love in Masks

For today’s writing prompt, “Almost,” I thought I would offer up something from a work-in-progress. It’s a romance–the woman is nouveau riche and the man, while his family name is respected, is broke as a pauper. The woman has a dark secret–she is dying of cancer–and she knows the man, Ethan Dyle, is only tryingContinue reading “Love in Masks”