I have been seriously writing for the past 3 years. I currently live in Michigan near my family. I have a BA in Spanish and English and have 2 published novels, pen name Avery Stark, in a crime thriller series, after eight and Solace,
I Hold My Breath
I hold my breath as I shift in bed, afraid he may wake up. I turn away when he looks at me, afraid he’ll see my fear. I creep through the house, afraid he’ll shout that I’m too loud.
When I was nineteen, I decided to move to England. I had been there the previous year for my high school senior trip and met Colin Smith, a British name if ever I heard one, on the last night before my return home. Colin and I corresponded for the year in between, while I attended Michigan State University as a freshman. This was before cell phones and email, so we wrote letters and postcards. I naïvely thought I knew him.
Line of Sight
“Then came the war, and I went with the rest To learn my lessons, with death as a guest... The days and nights that I spent overseas,