Flash Fiction, tutto e niente

A Fish

Swinging her legs over the cliff’s edge, she can’t deny that the view is spectacular. But even this vista reminds her that it’s hopeless. The blue sky was only temporary. Already it was fading into the flat gray water. Soon enough the sky will darken. Night will fall. The glow never lasts. The dice turn… Continue reading A Fish

Haiku & Other Poetry, tutto e niente

Life Unfurls

Recently, I had the honor of being chosen by Elisa Ang as the Featured Writer for Pure Haiku's  Unfurling theme. When Elisa explained why she chose me, she noted that the writer expresses life's journey--from the time it springs forth to the time it bids farewell in profoundly creative way..."  I absolutely love that she… Continue reading Life Unfurls

Haiku & Other Poetry, tutto e niente

Pure Haiku Featured Writer (2-4)

Please don’t let my tardiness be mistaken for diminished gratitude! It’s just been a chaotic week. Thank you so much to Freya for the opportunity and Elisa Ang for choosing me as Unfurling’s Featured Writer. I’m still gobsmacked by your choice! Also thanks to #WritePhoto for a perfect photo inspiration to illustrate my gratitude and to Alethea… Continue reading Pure Haiku Featured Writer (2-4)

Flash Fiction, tutto e niente

For the Best

Molly watched and wondered. Mama always told her it was for the best. They weren’t really captives. It was for protection. They’d hurt themselves or others if they were free. But still, Molly wondered. Were they happy? Sad? Were they envious? Did they know they weren’t free? Or was mama right and they didn’t even… Continue reading For the Best