Sometimes I forget how to feel

Blue Fringe Arts 2017

Published in the 2017 Blue Fringe Arts 25th Anniversary Short Story and Poetry Anthology. Sometimes I forget how to feel Sometimes I forget how to feel. And a hand lingers in front of my face as I envision every muscle movement. Fingers dancing and curling in slowly as they will against my thoughts. And as I picture my … Continue reading Sometimes I forget how to feel

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The kiss, a caress, of happiness for a while

Blue Fringe Arts 2017

Published in the 2017 Blue Fringe Arts 25th Anniversary Short Story and Poetry Anthology. The kiss, a caress, of happiness for a while Sometimes, when at first light a euphoria seizes and it pleases, if only it would last until the night. For I remember the smile and therein a moment's bliss then the kiss, a caress, of … Continue reading The kiss, a caress, of happiness for a while

An Ode to Bipolar

Blue Fringe Arts 2016

Published in the 2016 Blue Fringe Arts Short Story and Poetry Anthology: Speak Out An Ode to Bipolar Into sadness, a sometimes forgotten spell. Feverish, fetish, devouring all. Yet when deprived, a fondness; so yearning and lachrymose. Of tears, weeping the flower of being. And necromancy, an embrace; a plea for answers, but soft and … Continue reading An Ode to Bipolar

The Devil’s Anvil

Blue Fringe Arts 2015

Published in the 2015 Blue Fringe Arts Short Story and Poetry Anthology. The Devil's Anvil When winter’s night dances but forlorn and forgotten memories prey. Of darkness, bitter and madness, stained. The mind bereft of laughter and happiness pulled into that Void. Waning, yet caressing thoughts that one desires and loathes the Same. The disease … Continue reading The Devil’s Anvil

Beautiful, beautiful!

Blue Fringe Arts 2015

Published in the 2015 Blue Fringe Arts Short Story and Poetry Anthology. Beautiful, beautiful! Beautiful, beautiful! earth so beautiful. To find everlasting peace. And insufferable life? Begone it all to see me smile at my funeral. But no end to torture, no. So I sink down below to Hell’s sweet icy embrace relishing forever rain, … Continue reading Beautiful, beautiful!

The Final Sin

Blue Fringe Arts 2015

Published in the 2015 Blue Fringe Arts Short Story and Poetry Anthology. The Final Sin Her eyes were a deep obsidian hue, set on a ghostly ivory face, and framed by soft alabaster tresses. And from those luscious curls protruded two impressive horns, spiralled like a faun’s. So sublime, they sat atop her crown. Brilliant … Continue reading The Final Sin

Absinthe

Blue Fringe Arts 2014

Published in the 2014 Blue Fringe Arts Short Story and Poetry Anthology. Absinthe I loathed the spell of the lullaby. Iridescent in destruction, Inside a sombrous reverie of my mind. Of forgotten, despondent hearts And magnificent splendour. Fallow womb Unkempt Unripe The rue unknown Into the copse, a whisper And the moonlight waned In alabaster … Continue reading Absinthe