Monthly Archives: July 2017

The Shadows

  I stand in the shadows Allowing the darkness To obscure my form. Feeling invisible In a world that demands Constant visibility. I am a deviant in this regard.   Hiding has become second-nature. Years of skulking about Formulate my … Continue reading

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Confessions of an eight-year-old Criminal

  Yes, it’s true. I was a thief. I can’t recall ever stealing something from my family, not stooping to raiding my mother’s purse, for I understood that such behavior was unacceptable. I also understood that we had very little … Continue reading

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Resurrecting Memories

  I was afraid of you from the very beginning. As far back as I can remember, I cannot recall A single incident in which you held me in your arms, Consoled me when I was sad, Comforted me when … Continue reading

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Fearful Memories

She came to her mother in the night smelling of sweat, fear and sour breath with hair tangled into miserable knots crying about the monsters plaguing her dreams which resembled all too closely the boys who teased her mercilessly at … Continue reading

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Out of the Fire

Times had been hard since Julia’s father remarried. His new wife, Angelica, had no time and little to no interest in taking care of Julia, and so left her alone and feeling unloved. As an eight-year-old, this was painfully hard. … Continue reading

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If I Saw a Werewolf

I saw a werewolf dancing a jig He jumped, he spun, he shifted his wig With twinkling toes and red-sparkling nails His laughter echoed through hills and vales   His grin, his teeth, incredibly big A handsome werewolf dancing a … Continue reading

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