Layers

Roasting red peppers curled through the air as her caramel curls hung around her face. Her eyes were fixed on another small insect inching its way along in the wide world. But it wasn’t just any insect that attracted her, no, it was Pill bugs that fascinated her. She could spend hours tracking their long …

The Canvas

Our objective: Anthony and I are very artistic people and have always wanted to incorporate art as part of our family traditions and growth. This weekend we decided to start what we hope to be a continuous family tradition for the five of us. We decided to do something that allowed each family member artistic …

Colored Walls

Melting butterscotch cubes glaze over the white kitchen counter tops, Last nights green squash smeared along the bottom of my once white socks, Everything is white.   Pink soap residue and crusted old bubble circles the white master tub, wilting purple flower petals float around the white shaggy rug, Everything was white.   Brown smudged …

Sketching You

The faintest, coo. Slightest wheeze or tiny toe, flinch. I could be far     miles      away adrift, but I could feel you calling me like electric invisible waves, shock, me back to you. I am needed or just missed, I don’t mind. I don’t mind, your tiny fingers tangled in mine.   Gentle creases adorn all …

Taste of Irk

Bitter sweet on his red stained tongue, Photos crumble between his callused scaled fingertips. Doors divide blood, But nothing exist in his world but he so he picks up the glass and sips. Hearts rip.   Loved but hated more, Ungraceful acts can only be tolerated through acquired taste. Taste of irk, As muck fumbles …

Kidnapped

The cool air from the small circular vent blew onto my bare arms causing the thin hairs to stand like venomous needles. The temples on my head felt hot and pulsed with vengeance from lack of sleep, crying, anger, fear, and confusion. The metal cuffs around my thin wrist tightened, leaving the mark of defiance …