Monthly Archives: May 2013

Fly away

A trickle of sweat rolled down my back, god I hate to sweat. I should be used to it for fucks sake, I am from Alabama. Standing there at attention on the red bricks, my feet are going numb, I … Continue reading

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Ghost

All day long I’ve felt the wisp of butterfly wings on my soul. In the park, looking over my shoulder I swore I heard my name, a familiar voice. Sitting down to dinner, I could see movement at the edge … Continue reading

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Waiting

As a parent you are used to waiting, but that doesn’t mean you like it. Sitting here I’m waiting for a call, text or message, and I’m getting angry. Waiting for a child to text their whereabouts, waiting for a … Continue reading

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Vigil

Sleep is elusive. Something in the gasps of the dying day, begs me to sit in vigil. Sitting bedside of an old friend, holding their hand.  Watching the rise and fall of the day’s breathe, ever watchful.  At every stagger … Continue reading

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Bug spray

As spring sets in, the air growing dense, the smell of leaves and rain redolent, I think back to one thing. Bug spray. It came in a brown glass bottle, with a pump, it had a harsh chemical smell, a … Continue reading

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Loosed these bonds

Loosed these wicked bonds, if only for an instant… Sitting here on the Savannah River, I wonder at the freedom I experience when I drink alone at the end of the day… Forgetting for a brief moment my obligation to … Continue reading

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Faulkner

Imagine the most beautiful thing you could imagine. I often think of a spider’s web covered in morning dew, the symmetry and engineered perfection. A form embodied with deadly purpose. Okay got it? Now try to describe it on words, … Continue reading

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