Thorned Rose

Thorned Rose She gave me a thorned rose that left me with permanent holes I hoped its red pedals would hold true but it was its thorns that shown through I nurtured it from a bud and held it precious only to discover its nature was malicious when in bloom it was my happiness when... Continue Reading →

Friday Fictioneers: White Rose

This was written for Friday Fictioneers. Friday Fictioneers is a challenge hosted by Rochelle Wisoff-Fields to write a 100-word story inspired by the below photo prompt. Rochelle's is beautiful, poignant, and educational. It makes mine look shallow and mediocre. There's a reason I went with white that has nothing to do with Rochelle's story. It's... Continue Reading →

Convince Myself

I'm not a fan of poetry that doesn't rhyme. To me, it's lazy. Why can't you find the time to rhyme? I comes off more like an emo journal entry or text message than a poem. I don't even like poetry anyway. I've read some poetry that doesn't rhyme that I've enjoyed. I like good... Continue Reading →


I could love you like no one ever could I'd do the things no one ever would I know loneliness like no one ever should Though I tried, I know you never understood I spent my life reserved and guarded You got me open, got my love started Handed you my love, which you discarded... Continue Reading →


This is another Cubby prompt. The prompt, the first two lines, led me to a mythical storyline. I followed. Titans You laughed the stars Into the sky You craft the scars I hide inside You hung the moon To hide the dark You are the womb From which life sparked I made the seas I... Continue Reading →

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