Serena watches the customers spit land on the counter as she types on her computer. "Nadia promised it would be an hour tops for the number transfer," says the red-faced man. "I'm trying to run a business here" he points to his t-shirt advertising his plumbing company.
With the benevolent knife, I cut these words from my tongue Deep breath in, I hold it down, keeping my scream in my lung
The best of Lana Del Rey
I've loved Lana Del Rey since a friend sent me a link to the "Video Games" music video. The dreamy melody with the poetic lyrics sung by the hauntingly beautiful voice had me mesmerized. The following is a list of my 22 favorite Lana songs because I couldn't manage to shorten my list to 20. I've decided to exclude songs from Blue Bannisters, her latest.
My Vocal Journey so far
After I left my sales job last year, writing took center stage in my life. My mornings begin with a cup of coffee and a pencil flying across a journal. Once the kids are on their buses, my laptop opens, and fingers eagerly tap the keyboard, releasing my ideas. My 2021 writing goal was to complete my novel and write every single day. I was on pace to finish a rough draft until I discovered Vocal this past July.
Labyrinth of Disgrace
Lost in a labyrinth with no escape Damaged from words that cut and scrape As I watch my dreams lose their shape Crawling on my knees, trying to leave
With every heartbeat, happiness surges within This radioactive desire skates across my skin It has me glowing brighter than the milky way
The hand of misfortune fell upon Mabel Moon on Halloween. As she locked her door that morning, she noticed a late rent notice taped to her door. Quickly ripping it down, she pounded down the steps and knocked on the landlord’s door, reminding him she had already paid the rent in cash. Mr. Ryker’s replying smirk told her all that she needed to know. Mabel feared confrontation, so she hurried to work, hoping her boyfriend Russell would have solutions.
The Halloween Beast
Underneath the bed of leaves Awakens a fearsome beast, Looking for his Halloween feast. Stalking along the shadowed streets