Category Archive: Collaboration

Crimes of the Heart

… Here in the dark I sit. Polishing my sins with a rag and spit. No matter how hard I rub, the patina never succumbs. Encrusted with smudge, it’s difficult to shine. Woe… Continue reading

7 Haiku Poems: Ghouls From Pluto

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Six Haiku Poems: Thou Shalt Not Steal

I grabbed the apple. From the neighbor’s tree, it hung- too ripe to ignore. I see you there, thief. Mr. Jones’ silhouette flinched. He grasped his cane tight. Oh, this juicy treat! Where… Continue reading

Cover Me

Cover me within the earth, place me deep. I won’t feel pain. I won’t bleed. *Mortalità inevitabile. Cover me. I’ll shed my skin. One life ends – another begins. Cover me. Don’t mourn.… Continue reading

Haiku Poems Inspired by Master Bloggers

Over the course of three years of blogging, I’ve been inspired by the phenomenal art and photographs of many talented fellow bloggers. Featured are seven of them! I hope to write more poetry inspired… Continue reading

Five Haiku Poems: Fair Game

She’s a sitting duck. He hears her heart’s pulsation. You can’t hide from me.  Deft are his fingers as he aims the honed arrow. It soars steadily. Point meets its target. She gasps… Continue reading

Into the Fire

I’m seeing you tonight. It isn’t my heart I worry about or its thump, thump, thump and its skips. Nor is it my mouth which talks far too much and longs to whisper… Continue reading

50-Word Story: Buwan

I’ll enshroud my flaws, Buwan decided. Every night, she draped half her face, so her imperfections were hidden from view. She didn’t realize true beauty shined from the inside. “Don’t turn away from… Continue reading

Five Haiku Poems: From Stone

She repeats his name. Light within has diminished. He isn’t to blame. Hands that touched and teased, now entrapped in monolith. Love has atrophied. She kisses cold lips. Perhaps if she rubs his… Continue reading

Nekomata Cat Ghost (For Erica)

I sit up in my *zaisu chair. Is that you? Are you there? Shadows flit across the floor. Blackness hisses, run out the door! Night has drawn the shades on another day. My… Continue reading