For You, For Keeps

The writer sits in her designated writing spot. Well, her new designated writing spot. She’s had three in the last year, but a change of scenery is supposed to be a good thing for the mind. The backspace key is worn, rickety on its plastic arms, waiting to fall off at just the wrong time. […]

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Lose Yourself

Golden eyes captivated me with their lace lashes, promising no escape. The mirror showed no reflection but his; I exhaled the smoke from forest fires in my chest.

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My teeth are cemented together but the breeze slides through them like a man’s fingers through his lover’s hair, begging to know her as only long-distance lovers can. The wind traces a cool finger across my skin, kissing my jumping jugular with lips that are thousands of miles away, creating in me a longing that […]

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