“Everyone, please put your hands together for Simone!” I put a seashell to my ear and it all comes back… The mood of the room changed as the crowd turned their attention center stage. The music shifted tempo: Slower, sultry, and intimate. They, both, emerged from the music box.  The ballerina and the beat.  While the melody twinkled […]

The cool air of the summer night makes its way through the open window. The city lights in the distance catch his gaze. Holding it for a few more seconds, he tugs at his necktie, leaving it to loosely hang. The nearest light fell across the dark hue of his skin, bringing shadow to his […]

I made a robot on a hot Summer day.  I was wearing my old Wisconsin shirt with athletic shorts to stay cool.  But it was one of those particularly humid, Midwestern, hot Summer days. The kind where the heat just sticks to you; chasing you even into the shade. I assembled the legs, arms, and […]

Come and get me / I’m ready soft and sweet, me / I’m candy come and get me…/ Hey Baby, come on / Hey Baby, come on / Hey baby now… Come and get me / I’m ready you’ve been patient / I’m tasty come and get me / Hey Baby, come on  / Hey Baby, come on / Hey […]

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 […]

It’s not too late – the glow of the Sun hangs just inside the upper corner of the window,  just under the shade.  The gold topped leaves giggle and bob from the tickling of the Sun’s rays.   Bubbles float upward, undulating and rotating, under the rhythm of the music.  Faraday caged by rainbows shimmering […]