LEGENDS

social poem 0

High Rises

Poem   High rises grow from the city like weeds. Concrete is supple soil if the gardener is nurturing and ruthless. Living things need both to blossom. The fruit the buildings bare drips down...

lonely story 1

Ice Cream Fling

Short Story   After briefly scanning the area of the Dairy Queen parking lot, Rachel pulled her car into the spot next to another car she assumed to be empty. Putting the car in...

giving up poem 1

Woe of the Ballerina

Poem   There once was a girl named Pearl. Upon a stage she did twirl. But dancing is tough she wasn’t skinny enough so in the bathroom she hurled. The days and the nights...

Intelligent Short Story 0

The Lot Lizard King

Short Story   The highway glistened with every fat rain drop as the fading sun beamed a bright orange into the cars rearview mirror. Jerry Wells’s vision was as blurry as the passing pines...

aggressive poem 0

Addictions

Poem   Givens: things you can’t subtract -and those you won’t. Time was needle-sharp when new to separate skins. Each longs for unadulterated blood: the fresh pink veins of childhood’s girl, the blue of...

space short story 0

A Ride

Short Story   The metal cabin droned softly from an engine’s heavy vibrations.  Every now and again there was a jolt or a shudder and the damp fluorescent light would flicker ominously.  Jim closed...

reminiscence poem 0

Strange Chinese Hat

Poem   There is Pâquerette in sepia toned photographs like a ghost in strange Chinese hat and shimmering dark dress. She sits beside Pablo in the old cafe on boulevard Raspail. Their knees nudge...