“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.…

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Heart of the Jaguar”

  http://www.yeahwrite.me/speakeasy/155-open/   Without a word she dropped to the ground. Stunned, Trish tries to open her eyes. Her vision spins in a whirlpool of bright light. She sees the swirling of red, yellow and blue-green leaves but is blinded to anything else.  Blood trickles down around her cheek and into the valley of her…

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