Category Archives: Story Poem

Surprise

it was a surprise to find the gate open giving entry to the rutted road I’d not walked since my youth we meandered the yards around the abandoned farmhouse and barns my friend wanted to try the doors I was … Continue reading

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Altars

the photos sit on table tops outside offices in corporate halls altars to dead men, executives who died tragically, too soon it takes a shutting down of heart to ignore the subtle energy drain of these altars Yes, portraits of … Continue reading

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Dinner on the Porch

august in the city cicadas’ songs adding magic to the music and stories on Lesly’s front porch

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The Fare

it is fair to say the pair felt the fare was outrageous to pare the fare one of the pair took out a knife to pare his pear the falling peelings sent an unmistakable message which the cabbie quickly understood … Continue reading

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Ancient Text

a crow’s cry cracked the silence Sidra emptied her cup even in this dark space she saw that the calligraphy was tinged with red wine a strap bound the ancient text she wanted to tap the secrets of this fragile … Continue reading

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Figs

looking through my kitchen window I notice my fig bush has grown several feet since last summer I can no longer pull down the top limbs to harvest the ripe, brown fruit when contemplating my figs, I usually think of … Continue reading

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Soar

his stomach knotted as he recalled the pattern his thoughts tightened as he climbed the graveled path he had trimmed his plans to keep them simple and low-key the ocean spray calmed him as he walked the cliff’s edge suddenly, … Continue reading

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Secrets

assuming another identity I walked from my office desk to Atlanta’s tree-lined streets in every kind of weather escaping is why I relished my private detective work   An old photo from my years of detective work. My position was … Continue reading

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Confession

her boat traversed the channel and aligned with the sand her plan was to inject her confession treat them to a torrid tale she stepped ashore, checked her sect dress and walked to the sanctuary _______________________________________________ Writing again this rainy … Continue reading

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