Category Archives: Words

Welcome to My Wheelhouse {Twisted Mix-Tape Tuesday}

This week for Jen’s awesome TWISTED MIX-TAPE TUESDAY the theme is CHEATING SONGS. Long ago and far away, before I became a very boring married lady I was a cheater. I guess it’s not politically correct to admit that is it? It makes it sound like I was never quite satisfied with what I had…

Introducing Precipice Volume 2 (The Literary Anthology of Write on Edge)

“You never know what worse luck your bad luck has saved you from.”  Cormac McCarthy, “No Country for Old Men”  In the second volume of Precipice, twenty-four authors from the Write on Edge community explore the concept of luck in twenty-six works of poetry, short fiction, and memoir. ***************************************** See this little blonde haired girl?…

The Liebster Award Interview

In less than 15 words (which means no more than 14, BTW), why do you blog? To release the demons, to share the memories, to weave the daydreams, to remember. What’s your No. 1 pick of your own set of posts that you’d MOST want to share with the entire world (which means more than…

Red Revolution

With a pencil I outline, laying out my territory, giving myself a map to follow. While there is pink swept up the landscape of my face, blues and grays fighting to kiss my eyelids and a lavish brown brushing my lashes, holding them like soldiers at attention, the tint cannot be watermelon or rose. This…

Sweet Thing {Trifextra}

    I feel pretty, oh so pre – Hey sugar, admiring my come-hither shape?   Stop! I’m blushing while you turn my insides to mush. You’re such a tease, but I know you want me.   Trifextra this weekend. Personification in 33 words. I was going to use a shoe, but my birthday is…

When the Other Shoe Drops {Master Class & Trifecta}

Morphine makes me weightless, airborne, well at least for the first three minutes it did and then it just made me nauseous. Later it disorientated me; as if all my thoughts were hovering above me, out in the world for everyone to see, where nothing I did to try to snatch them back or quiet…

Crimes of the Heart {Scriptic and Velvet Verbosity}

The crime was soundless. After all, who would suspect him?  His talent for blending into the background made it easy to plot this most glamorous caper. Shunning accomplices and elaborate tactics, he chose to captivate his mark with ingratiating charm and flattery instead. Soon enough, he found himself ushered past locked doors and into her…

Jacob at Five {Master Class}

Today I am five. I know because I woke to my mommy’s voice singing “HAPPY BIRTHDAY dear  Jakey” in my ears. For the first time this week, I didn’t want to snuggle back under the covers. So I got out of bed and ran into Gio’s room to tell him it’s our birthday. I’m a…

Heartbreak Warfare

  You baffle me. Coming in here, all full of piss and vinegar, mouth full of unbridled umbrage that you scatter like dead rose petals at my feet. You amuse me. That sledgehammer thrown over your shoulder is caked with the dust of the wall you seemed hell bent on tearing down, even as I asked…

Trifextra: A Prologue to Our Epilouge

I am still waiting; standing here with the wind in my hair & my heart in my hands. Let’s begin again. I will spend my life being wrong, if we can be right.         Trifecta for the TRIFEXTRA weekend asked us for 33 words about a new beginning. I write about LOVE people…so…

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