Readers Aged:  18+ It was bedtime and the kids were bouncing off the walls.  My wife had left the house fifteen minutes earlier.  I yelled up to the second floor from the kitchen. “You all have ten minutes to get your pajamas on and teeth brushed.”  I had pretty much pulled an all-nighter the previous […]

Shimmy, shimmy ya.  Shimmy yeah.  Shimmy hey.  Honey had the maracas bumping against her hips and ass, hypnotically, while the bass guitar scaled the stairs.  My eyes followed the lacquered sheen shining off the bourbon chocolate of her muscled thighs.  She danced under the club lights that hung just above the wooden rails leading up […]

I shook my head from side to side, while sitting with my eyes closed.  Pressing my lips together, rolling the decision over in my mind, I pondered.  I pondered the melody of the song that was playing about as much as the words Billie sang this evening.  But, oh, how I loved the mischief in her […]

Got seven candles lit, black wallpaper, black carpet.  Looking for which (victim) to target. “ – Nas Age:  18+ “Ezekiel Roberts?”  I heard the feminine tones of a woman’s voice ask. I looked at her image on the display while she stood in front of the door. “Yes!  You are in the right place.”  I […]

“One Is The Loneliest Number that you’ll ever do.” – Three Dog Night — “The tribes laid out their towns and villages in the form of constellations in the nighttime sky.  The archaeological ruins show a remarkable alignment to the constellation Orion; the three inner circle cities making up the belt of Orion.  ‘It’s not possible for […]

The day, sitting just over my shoulder, was a sunny and hot one. Fuzzy and out of focus, a background of greens, yellows, blues, and browns blotted the canvas.  The leaves, on a nearby bush, bobbed on the hot air, left to right – resisting the push, their necks genuflected involuntarily.   I wiped the sweat […]

We find ourselves sitting in the waning hours of dusk, speaking softly and optimistically to comfort ourselves.  “Things will be okay, things will be alright.” Sitting on the front porch, we angle our chairs toward the west to get a view on the setting sun as our hearts fill with dread.  As a thread of […]