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The Lion and the Stream

“Are you not thirsty?” said the Lion. “I’m dying of thirst,” said Jill. “Then drink,” said the Lion. “May I–could I– would you mind going away while I do?” said […]

An Original from Writalla ’98

I see you in the distance Like a fire burning bright I want you but I can’t have you ‘Cause you are hers tonight Though you belong to someone else […]

Mardi Gras Nostalgia

My mother sent me a King Cake!!!  Oh the joys of yummy goodness!  I think my friends have concluded that I’ve lost my mind, since I went ga ga over a ring of bread […]

Raindrops of the Mind

– The rain spatters on the road. I can hear it from the bed as it coerces me from slumber. It is dripping… from eaves and trees alike. Realizing that […]

Quickie!

Quickie! Been writing a lot more lately, in more ways than one. Sometimes I forget. It can take something catastrophic or even just a tiny thing to get me on […]

Day Turned Into Night

    The sun would be our guide but day turned into night.     How long has it been since I wrote that piece? Years. Years since the days […]

Gaze of the Endless Mirror

Please don’t patronize me with Old village phrases and Expressions of the passing of Time Reading your face proves impossible For you only gaze back with endless mirrors  

Words Are Falling

Words are falling all around me But yet I cannot pick out the right ones To tell you how I feel It’s all a blur I can’t see through To […]

Slow Drag

Nothin to me Nothin to me Nothin to me No more Yeah that must be it. Once upon a time, I asked, “Which way to the top?” knowing that sooner […]

Reactions

I am a constant reaction. It seems everything I do is a reaction to something else. I feel like I have no control. I’m steering, but I’m so busy avoiding […]

Christmas: Expectation vs. Reality

Typically, I pride myself on being fairly realistic about things. My expectations are generally on par with what actually happens. But, sometimes, my expectations turn into one big fat fail. […]

Stop! NaNo Time!

That’s right folks! It’s officially that time of year again! Get ready to put out a missing person’s report on all your writer friends, because NaNoWriMo is upon us! In […]

It’s Football Season! YAY!

I don’t know about you, but I so ❤ football season. There's just something special in the air. So much possibility, so much promise. The field is my oyster. Or […]

Deployment Sucks

So, deployment sucks. My husband left for one recently, and it’s already burning a hole in my life. As a Navy family, we’ve been through deployments before, but this is […]