Poetic, Photo-etic Rant #1

(Above: Playing dress-up for Hallow’s Eve)   Amusement Ride She keeps dates with old haunts. Curious, questionable! Not to mention strange… When recognition comes only with ever-constant change. Acquaintances slip little nickels into its empty slots.   (Above: An inherited potpourri holder)   Backtracked I want a chance to tell you how I really feel. […]

The Dead Winter

“What the heck? It’s the dead of winter and the sun is still shining!” -small girl outside the Waterloo Public Library I came to the library today and realized that I am in charge of my own blues. I miss college so much it has almost made me ill! I have failed to realize up […]

Make-believe

Vomit, unintelligible telephone conversations. You may have tried to change everything but I know, behind oversized sunglasses, your eyes are brown. You take them off from time to time to remind me briefly how we used to believe in magic. You wash your face in a marble sink a gravestone. Toothpaste epitaphs are grim, a […]

Demeter [blurb]

The old Rollerdrome with its iron archway was overgrown with plant life. Large dim bulbs illuminated the sign, teenagers still frequented it on weekends. Streets were filled with rundown brick buildings. No one remembered what they were used for anymore. Some people stood outside the buildings selling scavenged amulets and relics. There was a bridge […]