Jenny Says Hi

Johnny got drunk behind the wheel again and smashed his car into a tree. Jenny wasn’t wearing a seatbelt and died on the way to the hospital. That was twenty years ago and the only reason Johnny had recalled it right there and then as he left the party that night was that across the […]

The Laughing

I must have been twelve the first time I heard it deep in the woods -the laughing. Sometimes it was a woman’s laughter sometimes it was a man’s sometimes an old voice and sometimes young but there was something about the laughing unlike anything you’ve heard before. Deep in your bones you knew that it […]


The king sky wants us all to bow today. The flowers mercilessly pelted by the machine-gun rain. The wind a whip walloping the atmosphere trees waving like waves. clouds crowding clouds split by stark lightning brings to ground rumbling shivering window panes.

Mr. Snow Plow

He’s been pounding back the sauce since his wife left and took the house the kids the dog now he lives in his snow plow at the end of my street idling, waiting for me to come out after the storm to start shoveling. He can barely see me as through his alcoholic haze I […]


When the summer moon kisses the night ocean it creates a luminous walkway upon the glistening surface. A haunting white ribbon stretching right out to shore. An ethereal passage of light inviting out to all eternity the bravest of souls and the already dead all the same.

Dusty Trumpets

Let me love you furiously like death loves the young and fire loves a tree. Let me take your hand and put it on the trigger. Let’s turn everything into just plain murder. Let’s give them all Hell for having birthed us. Let’s scream off the agony of being and beat down the cages just […]

Her Flower is the Rain

She absently plays with the stitches across her lips. Her eyes have more sky than sky. Laughter like wind chimes she holds out her hands to collect the rain hides all her light where nobody is allowed and I’ve walked past her a million times a million times.