At the races- a short story

“Quick around the bend!” Margy shouted. She held her breath. Somehow these races always got the best of her usually reserved character. Her friend Peggy screamed next to her, ”AROUND THE BEND YOU FOOL!!” Peggy’s hat and composure fell on the ground but she didn’t care. She grabbed Margy's hand and started jumping. “I can’t … Continue reading At the races- a short story

AZ

You stole my heart And gave me a new name The wide open spaces To the desert beyond Fissures and specks of sandy Dust Hit my face  As I watch the thunderstorms Roll in . Far away Across the horizon  I see the oldest  Volcano . You change my soul Into a new creation Forever … Continue reading AZ

Same Word

"Clarence, I am thinking of a word that rhymes with memory..." Sharon leaned closer to the table. Clarence thoughtfully pondered the clue. "Darling, could you give me a bit more? How is it used in a sentence?" Sharon tilted her head to the side. She was thinking. "Sharon?" Clarence nudged again. He noticed how Sharon … Continue reading Same Word

Books

Ruffled yellowed feathers Paper thin feeling Between my fingers The crunch of the page As you turn Black deep lettering Striking contrast for the reader Smells like eternity  In a thousand spaces All wrapped up in a wood container Thoughts and visions  Give rise to worlds of wilderness That will be explored by minds Tapered … Continue reading Books