Flame

Wasn’t inspired to draw today so the image is by Violet1202. Here’s the link to her Tumblr: https://violet1202.tumblr.com/ She’s been my best friend for years. Since we were 7, we have had each other backs. Through dragon battles and scraped knees. Through fantasy and reality, we have trusted each other like family. We continue to…

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Ride

I ruffle my little sister Alex’s hair as I head into the main part of the kitchen, grabbing a piece of toast my mom already made before slicing an avocado and placing it on top with salt and pepper. I sit down at the table with my siblings, my brothers face immediately contorting with disgust.…

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Coat

I walk beside her, our gloved hands intertwined as we brace the cold. I feel her begin to shiver, immediately jumping into classic boyfriend mode as I slip off one of my jackets. “Here…” I say softly, stopping her and wrapping the coat around her shoulders. “Don’t want you getting sick.” She laughs softly, leaning…

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Enchanted

I look down at the woman before me, her eyes closed. Her skin is a pale pink, her hair waves of gold as they rest on the pillow around her head. She has been like this for a few days, sound asleep and not moving a bit. At least, that’s what the fairies say. I…

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Ring

I’ve decided to participate in Inktober this year it since I’m not an artist I’ve decided to use each prompt to write a short piece of writing. Day ones prompt is Ring. After this post I will just put the word for each prompt as the title. I will a link to the prompts below.…

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The Same

I’ll see them Laying on a bed of shadows Laughing on broken promises Never able to look forward Even when I want to Vering back to the hope Eating up the good memories Resting my head on forgotten promises Feeling as I once was Eerily beautiful in its complexity Exciting my inner child Lasting only…

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Silent Melody

They were my favorite music on mute A booming silence  Weaving through rusty stands And fraying plastic seats Getting lost in the music I heard instead In the trumpets and clarinets In the blaring trombone they once played In the screeching flute I still do They were in the background The foreground Giving me no…

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My Brain Wants to Know My Relationship to Love

After Tiana Clark My Brain Wants to Know about My Relationship to Love After Tiana Clark I climb   unrelenting. I stagger.   I jumble pieces. I collapse & rebuild. Locating shrapnel shards in my heart, always finding them there, always picking out one, two. I panic – choke & deflate. Every second, shrinking back…

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A Journal

A Journal 1992: Newly Weds Make a Journal For The Memories to Come, Flip to First Page, Insert Quote “Can you play me a memory/ I’m not really sure how it goes/ But it’s sad and it’s sweet and I knew it complete” –Billy Joel 1996: Loving Couple Hope, Go to Doctor, Seven Words Leave…

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