Today

Today I woke up to the soft whistle of a hummingbird serenading me on my window pane The anaesthesia is waning. my exhausted joints wrung with pain. But, I turned on the stereo Happy thoughts only. I sprang to my feet Revived.   I went for a stroll, today my heart was azure, like the sky […]

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The Girl Behind Alexander

Life is a journey and twenty-four years today, I started mine. Coincidentally, Memoirs of Alexander began one year ago, today. What are the odds, right?   Lol. I stun, I’m a stunner. But seriously, being twenty-three came with such unexpected growth and awareness, both personally and in social settings. I was and perhaps am still the […]

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The Tin Man’s Friend

The light from the tv illuminated the room Alexander sat on the sofa. Family guy was on, the episode about the Nigerian prince that scams Carter Pewterschmidt. From the side of her eye, she caught a shadow sprawling in the cornfield. It must be the neighbor’s cat, that destructive fur ball that somehow finds its […]

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The One That Got Away

Mid-morning The Snow grew heavier They lay in bed entwined in each other’s crouch Him caressing her cheeks He adored her He couldn’t imagine his world without her.   She gazed into his eyes They say when you’re with the right one You just know And it terrified her If only he knew His love was […]

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A Lover’s Quest

Your haughty eyes Your formidable charm I suspect you’ll  have more to unravel             I want you nowhere near me                                tonight        But when this last drop of wine            […]

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