“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‚Äôs a pause; her hair entwined with twigs; her knee is skinned.…

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A Dose of Castor Oil”

A Dose of Castor Oil A dose of castor oil was once the trick our fathers often said we must imbibe. Then gagging does embrace the mucous thick as down it goes so foulness may not thrive. A stuttering, red evil here is strewn as AR Fifteens shatter all the love. We need an antidote…

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“Reflections in a Dead Man’s Eye”

“Reflection in a Dead Man’s Eye” Suspended in a dead man’s eye, a “So long!” He sees his death before him, flash deflected. Quickly takes his shower breath and blocks his song. One-sixtieth light speed the orb reflected. Arias is a shattered, blasting cauldron. And in her left hand shines the sharper weapon; Her right…

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