A Tale of Two Brians

Originally posted on Von Simeon:
[Writing Prompt: Revisit a famous book title, time = 30 minutes] NOTE: I actually got choked up writing this. Dayumn. The tea shop seemed the ideal place to have Brian meet me. After all, it’s where he was Skyping me from all afternoon two weeks ago. I sat, legs pressed together tightly, with…

Poems From the MHU

Welp. Had a psychotic break again. ... If you follow me on Facebook, I let you know as much details needed. The good news is, I'm home now and enjoying being in touch with the spirits of the home, as Jung encourages us to do soon after separation. Here's some poems I crafted during my … Continue reading Poems From the MHU

Prince and Other Ps

This week, Thursday, is my 39th year on Earth. It'll be a Taurus Moon, and, at its setting, it'll be the 1st new moon of the month. So, with my return from WordPress hiatus, I warn all of you I may turn into a Minotaur. Don't let that stop you from buying me a margarita. … Continue reading Prince and Other Ps

Hot Biker Chicks of Pinellas County

She approached with heavy Megan Fox-style panting, not a single wiggle to her lean profile, pushing a three-wheeled exercise stroller with two well-behaved younguns strapped in for the ride. Her smile fanned the driveway, holding my gaze, interrupting the fill of my bike tires prior to an inaugural ride. Her skin, a scintillating coat of … Continue reading Hot Biker Chicks of Pinellas County

Eros Be Damned

[Usually periwinkle blue, today I'm feeling more midnight blue, no glitter. Here's a pseudocode of a poem which might go somewhere, eventually. Shouts to William Butler Yeats, yo] Love is Pain. “ is a meat grinder for broken hearts. “ “ cayenne pepper in the eye, lemon in a fresh paper cut. “ keeps me … Continue reading Eros Be Damned

National Poetry Month 2015! Interactive Poetry

Every Friday this April, I am going to feature an original work here for your reading pleasure. Throw rotted fruit, sing praises, lemme know you just don't get it, but do, please, have an experience. If you borrow the work, be polite and cite! Today's National Poetry Month contribution is the full poem featured during January's Fantastic Ekphrastic! … Continue reading National Poetry Month 2015! Interactive Poetry

I Made My Book A Soundtrack

My buddy The Vibe Muse put me on to my new obsession, SoundCloud! What..? I can make playlists out of any theme I come up with in my head space? AWESOME! But really, what a handy vision-free tool. I'm a writer of sounds, which is why I like writing action stories, because I get to use furious, … Continue reading I Made My Book A Soundtrack

Highlights From Afternoon Tea at Sawgrass

Many thanks to Susan Bridges, owner and operator of Sawgrass Bar, for another successful literary-fueled event! She hosted an afternoon tea with a vegan cuisine tasting last Saturday and man, was that spread fantastic. I enjoyed a warm, honeyed white tea, a decaf version of a minty, spicy oolong, and the party rocker itself, a … Continue reading Highlights From Afternoon Tea at Sawgrass