[fiction] Chimpanzees and Jungle Cats

[fiction] Chimpanzees and Jungle Cats

A cracky little short story about… survival. “I like this,” she said, laying her head onto his bare chest and sighing, sounding replete with every heaving breath. “Do you like this?” she asked him, turning her face up to his. She...
[fiction] The Voice That Made Her Cry

[fiction] The Voice That Made Her Cry

Everyone has their weaknesses. Everyone hurts. Even seemingly perfect lives are shadowed. She used to sit with her back flush against the wall, eyes shut tight and heart braced hard against the ache that nevertheless swept like a plague through her to land...
[fiction] Storybook Nevers and Storm Assaults

[fiction] Storybook Nevers and Storm Assaults

She’d stayed awake a long time pondering the rightness of her world that night. Her world. Strange, she’d thought, because she had everything she had ever dreamed of, and more. The stars were aligned, her Prince Charming was still underfoot, and she still wore his promise on her finger.

The storm had passed.

And yet her storm had not yet passed. Her storm, her bitter and cynical and utterly wrong storm had not yet crawled under her skin and stoked wild fire to her core. He’d not yet caused storm after storm after storm of liquid limbs and desperate tears and more of the same, more of the different (especially).

[poem] Still Heart

[poem] Still Heart

Going through a rough patch. Opening my heart is ever futile As I do, I’m back on square one Stranded in the obscure sea of mired clarity Time skipping past till bliss wanders free I still exist and dream and persist in stasis This damned stillness still gives...
[fiction] Forbidden Things

[fiction] Forbidden Things

Thought about reviving this blog with some of my other creative “project”, so here is a short story I wrote a couple years ago. Let me warn you in advance: angst seems to be my genre, generally speaking.