Monthly Archives: October, 2012

A Hotwheels Masterpiece

A HOTWHEELS MASTERPIECE Candy coated red covers the long frame of the perfect car The sleek body forms a sharp point at the front of the flawlessly sculpted bumper Chipped paint threatens to tear away at the beautiful exterior The jet-black windshield envelops the entire top of the car Old wheels hang crooked from the …

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Bentley

BENTLEY I miss you I miss the way your fat little body moved across the floor I miss the way you fell on the bed every night with a grunt I miss they way your tail slid across the floor, sweeping up the dust I miss the way you always comforted me when I cried …

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Raising the Flag

RAISING THE FLAG   February 19, 1945 The day of invasion… Staring at the battleships swarming the harbor of Iwo Jima, Overcome by fear, He tries to get her out of his mind – but fails! Intricate tunnels underground, enable an “element of surprise” Volcanic ash fills his lungs, making matters worse. Pictures of her …

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Protection

PROTECTION   Flashing red lights filled the night sky, piercing the darkness like a knife. Sirens reverberated over every corner of the street. Nobody would sleep tonight. Fear enveloped his heart, guilt saturated everywhere else He never should have left her alone He tried to get as close as possible, but the paramedics kept him …

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New Start

NEW START It was a gorgeous day; perfect for a new start. A beautiful young couple unloaded their belongings into the house that will be their new home. A medium-sized van, parked on the street, contained every physical object of the life they have created together, including their beautiful three-year-old daughter, Beth. One house over, …

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