Two Plates Two Bowls Two Glasses

Today the lake water has taken on a pumice hue. Ripples close in like busy worker ants towards the inlet, dumping froth along the coastline. Bitter, the air, the overnight drop in temperature simultaneously welcome and abhored. This morning instead of sipping a cup of coffee I puff on my glass bowl. There's much work … Continue reading Two Plates Two Bowls Two Glasses

Operation: Falcon Crest

Three yellow butterflies fluttered before me, playfully twisting in the warm morning gust accentuating this morning's walk. Sweat curtained my face way before hitting the mile marker; what is this?? This time last year, a decent chill to temper the swamp, but in 2015, I still have boob sweat! Walk is over and it's time … Continue reading Operation: Falcon Crest

FOMO on NaNo

The distinct smell of National Novel Writing Month is in the air, wafting curls of pumpkin spice-flavored coffee, donuts, and fear dancing in the four winds. All of November, local coffee shops morph into coliseums, where literary warriors compete against the clock and indirectly with each other.  It is a feat of near mythical challenge: … Continue reading FOMO on NaNo

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

Send Me An Angel (rev2)

My friends and I believe I met an angel in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Here’s the story... We're at the Center of The Universe! The festival, that is, although the psilocybin and cannabinoids and diazapam coursing through my body makes me feel as if I'm standing on the sun. Arms swinging gaily, feet bee-bopping as my team … Continue reading Send Me An Angel (rev2)

Wordless Wednesday

Playing With Shadows: Roser Park, St. Petersburg

Keyhole.

Christmas Tree Farm, North Carolina

Mountain Livin’

New River, North Carolina

View From Above

Appalachian Overlook, North Carolina