Holt Street

I wound a broken guitar string around my left thumb and index finger until I could no longer feel either of them because I was high and I liked the shades of red and white that pulsed down my hand until he unwound the string and placed my palm in his own, and then I … Continue reading Holt Street

Under Blades of Wings

I remember moments with him and how he made things that could never feel burst with feelings, like the day the wind felt angry against my legs, and how it blew the hem of my dress up around my knees and whipped at my thighs until my legs were as pink as the petals of … Continue reading Under Blades of Wings

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

I Was Here

I will not tread lightly. I want you to know, by the quake in your bones and the falter of your step, that I was here before you, and I fought valiantly. © Nicole Lyons 2017

By My Own Admission #4 – S.L. Heaton

By my own admission...I am losing my faith in good karma. I have lived my life trying to be a decent human being...always. Am I perfect? Absolutely not. But I have always believed in giving of myself wherever and whenever possible. I always try to be a good person...a genuine human being. I have been … Continue reading By My Own Admission #4 – S.L. Heaton

That Good Life – 3am Thoughts

  I want to live a good life and in the end I want to die a good death. But somewhere in the middle of all of that I keep thinking that if we don't love enough, if we don't lift others up instead of pushing them down, then it's all just for nothing. © … Continue reading That Good Life – 3am Thoughts

She Was

She was reckless and apprehensive. She was cruel and kind. She was a beautiful contradiction, living large and dying inside.