I enjoy writing short stories in magic realism, horror, and the bizarre. I have ambitions to write a novel.
Fishing at Lake Nodens
My favorite memories are of my father taking me fishing at Lake Nodens; we rarely caught anything, but we would pile up the gummy worms, fig newtons, and store brand sodas and sit on the banks watching the sun come up as father and son.
Blood, Wine & Roses
I met my first girlfriend in kindergarten while playing with colored clay; she had my favorite color, orange, and I had hers, blue. We traded and then held hands during show and tell. I don’t remember her name; her family moved two months later.
Bonding of the Bear and the Bull
I knew I wanted to adopt a dog, but I did not think I would be adopting from, of all places, Overstock.com. In 2014 the partnered with local adoption agencies where I found this adorable picture at my local animal shelter.
The birdseed made a rattling “tink, tink, tink,” like a miniature machine gun, as Kass filled the metal container inside the golden wire cage. He scratched Emanuele behind the ear and whistled a good morning.
They shook on that this man had deepened, but he was kitten. They rode the bottomlands, passing cattle grazed at ten in the morning
We ride the other side, almost dead, gliding along garden walls, photos on the mantle fade, backs broken infect gone lame
Purity & Fear
I do not listen I hear only I see you, touch you, I have fear. At night I become excited nights are impure polish them.
The Well of Vibrant Health
Audra absorbed her life in healthy living. She enjoyed the thrill of discovering a new low-sodium recipe or finding the perfect mix of ingredients to enhance the flavors of her juicing diets, she had two different gym memberships because neither gym had all the machines she liked to use, she taught yoga to senior citizens at the local city center, and she handed out small bags of sunflower seeds on Halloween.