Gen X writer of published music reviews now putting my fiction, non-fiction & the occasional poem out there. Every piece I write, regardless of genre, is a challenge accepted, and crafted with care and love. Sit a spell & enjoy!
Things We Leave Behind
The motto for those born under the sign of Taurus is, "I Have." For Taureans, possession is everything, whether things or people. As an older Bull, I have learned the hard way trying to possess people never works and is often more trouble than it's worth. Keeping too many things means more stuff to dust or pay to store.
The Eye of the Shark
Jasmine lived a safe life. A safe, boring life. Her middle-class parents gave their three children the best life they could. Gene, the oldest, was the classic firstborn son who lived up to the high expectations set for him, becoming a doctor. The youngest, Crystal, had her wild period but emerged Valedictorian and joined the Navy after graduation. As the middle child, Jasmine often felt ignored and lost. She was an average student in high school and college, with no clue of what to do with herself.
Lies In Ruins
The dark Christ statue was judging her. So were the dark people in this church. Norma had walked in during the middle of Sunday service, not caring how they stared at her. She was on a mission for forgiveness and redemption. However, if it hinged on this judgy Jesus, she may be out of luck.