Nick is the shadow behind the fear. He opens doors for me before I even knew I needed them opened, but where would he be when it's time to shut those doors? The endless stream of liquor and cigarettes came through anonymous packages that held Nick's scent. My clients whispered his name as they flowed … Continue reading Nick
Ghost towns have always been eerie, but this one took the cake. Dead eyes peered through broken windows and stared at the shiny red convertible as it came to a gentle stop in the middle of town. It contained two passengers, Kimberly and Charlie, who were on their way home for summer vacation. Charlie stepped … Continue reading Ghost Town
With the arrival of spring rains, backyards across the midwest are blooming like crazy! Weeds of all sorts are popping up, and it's a time for those interested in Herbalism to begin their training with the four common "beginner" weeds: Clover, Dandelion, Purple Dead Nettle, and Mullein. Clover is part of the Trifolium genus … Continue reading Common “Weeds” for Budding Herbalists.
The first thing you notice is the taste. It enters your nose and settles on your tongue like a bad memory made of bleach, metal, and despair. You try to swallow it down as you take your seat, but it only gets worse. The blue recliners are cold and hard. The blanket they give you … Continue reading Treatment Day
Is it truly bliss? Going about your life Not knowing what goes on around you? Or is it a hassle, Realizing how little you know? Ask and you shall receive! Now, getting information is easier than ever! Content yourself with what you know. Everything can be learned in time. The prompt for today's post … Continue reading Ignorance in Acrostic form
They ride broken trails over and over As they search for something special- the Hidden gems beneath strange mountains That resonates with ancient songs of People long since forgotten- the Echoes of their last full moon Still ring out from the peak, down Into willing hearts and minds- the Memories of that golden valley Shining … Continue reading The Golden Shovel of Eldorado
(Lights up. A modest kitchen with yellow cabinets, white walls, a fridge, a stove, and a sink with a window above it. Yellow and white curtains frame the window, and there’s an island in the middle of the stage with two bar stools. Various nick-knacks make this a well-lived in area. A large, plain box … Continue reading Bombs Away: a Play in One Act