Novel Excerpt: Prologue #11

Photo by Suzy Hazelwood on Pexels.com "You killed her!” The hard cracking hoarse explosion from his uncle’s constricted throat scraped against Erek’s soul, mimicking his own internal rebukes, no less harshly felt for its lack of volume. The shocked, uncomfortable looks from the few reception attendees within earshot went unnoticed by the two, locked in …

Novel Excerpt: Prologue #2

Photo by Alexander Krivitskiy on Pexels.com “lady, i will touch you with my mind.” He was lost in the chocolate-black forest of her hair, her elegant fingertips rustling the strands delicately.  “touch you and touch and touch” Distantly, at the front of the classroom, in another dimension, the disembodied recitation of the professor floated past, …

Sonnet 8/10

Photo by Thiago Matos on Pexels.com I wrote this poem on August 10th as a parody of Shakespeare's "Sonnet 18." It was just after my roommate had had a really rough day and drank too much and wound up throwing and breaking things (including a pair of headphones). She was feeling extremely embarrassed and sheepish …