The Box Turtle

  The turtle makes his life an aimless choice if once, reset upon a journey dark he’s lost his vision and his inner voice to turn him from his home within his park. He’s wandered from his joyful habitat. He’s lost, and inched, somehow, the wrong, wrong way and home cannot be found from where…

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The Birth of a Hurricane

  “The Birth of a Hurricane” It’s steamy in the southern Keys tonight. Her air is thick. She tastes of salty fog. A quiet’s fallen with no birds in sight. Her ocean swells; she’s pregnant with resolve. Her palms now twist and spin and wave their skirt and fall too quick from fluttered warmth beneath.…

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