“Bang, Bang”

  She stood outside the window looking in; Her parents and the colored lights recall a celebration known as Christmas when all hearts are light and people’s cares are small. She stood outside the window looking in but dare not leave the shadows. There’s a pause; her hair entwined with twigs; her knee is skinned.…

Read More

“Pandora’s Box”

Pandora’s box will wait upon death’s call that comes from Charlotte’s violence.  All ears hear rising tumult over statue, tall. And there rides Robert Lee. His horse he steers. Old statesman, warrior of Civil War; his sword , no longer at the charge or flies. Yet fought he for the South;  felt duty for; now…

Read More

“Men in Orange Jumpsuits”

  She wanted the attention and the wealth. Bold disrespect she shows Memorial Day for Christians dressed in orange to their death; be-headings all the rage is Griffin’s way. I weep for Man whose lost all sense of shame I shudder for her stupid, bloody hands I feel the filth just mentioning her name A…

Read More