The Red Queen

For Shawna, may your scarlet crown always blind the fools; never forget who you are and what you deserve. The Red Queen She has stood before the greatest men and they have knelt within her fires. She forged herself a scarlet crown from each of their desires. She never kept them kneeling, always thanked them … Continue reading The Red Queen

Vintage Heart

For Tamara, with love. She's an old soul with young eyes, a vintage heart, and a beautiful mind. © Nicole Lyons 2017

Spirit Walk

The road is long, it's veiled in mist, the stars are cloaked tonight. The pins in my feet spun the needle in my compass, now I have lost my way. I walk alone with eyes wide shut, stumbling over things unseen. The plains are hills, the hills are plains and nothing is what it seems. Into … Continue reading Spirit Walk

The Weyward Sisters: Hand in Hand – A Collaboration from the Women of Sudden Denouement

There is great power here. Source: The Weyward Sisters: Hand in Hand - A Collaboration from the Women of Sudden Denouement

She, Of The Darkest

She is of the strangest beauty and the darkest courage, and when she walks with intent the earth trembles beneath her feet. © Nicole Lyons 2017

Fear No Hell

I have licked the fire and danced in the ashes of every bridge I ever burned. I fear no hell from you. © Nicole Lyons 2017

She Is Soul and Stories – A Collaboration

Tiny stories crawl beneath her skin. Sometimes they breathe love from her heart, dropping kisses from her soul and other times they drag sadness through her core and stay hidden behind her eyes. © Michelle Schaper 2016 Until the memories find their way inside, exploding the tears through the blue, through the brown, puncturing the … Continue reading She Is Soul and Stories – A Collaboration

She will rise

  She will rise. With a spine of steel, and a roar like thunder, she will rise. © Nicole Lyons 2016  

Thank you, Sir, Can I Have Another? – Stephanie Bennett-Henry

Thank you, Sir, can I have another? I wasn't quite clear the first dozen times you called me a bitch, a whiny female, worthless. Tell me again how I'm dramatic, overreacting, just in the way. Tell me how I'm ruining everything for you just by talking. Somehow my voice got a firm grip on your … Continue reading Thank you, Sir, Can I Have Another? – Stephanie Bennett-Henry

By My Own Admission #5 – S.L. Heaton

By my own admission...dick pics are not welcome here. Gentlemen...oh wait...I'm not talking to you. Let me start over...GUYS...much better! This is for the typical guy...you know the one. He's the one commonly referred to as "douche". How have we arrived at place in this world where sending a "dick pic" has become more common … Continue reading By My Own Admission #5 – S.L. Heaton