Haunting Halloween Reads

When witches go riding, and black cats are seen, the moon laughs and whispers ‘tis near Halloween It’s the month of ghosts and ghouls and ghastly fun. Are you looking for a frightful scare? This 31 Days of October Volume III anthology consists of short stories written by members of the Goodreads Writers 750 Group, [...]

Brewha or Brouhaha

This is a story I wrote for one of my Goodreads groups, which has monthly writing contests. I participate once in awhile for fun and to keep up on my writing. The poster provides prompts or words, and the writer comes up with a story in any genre, except erotica, between 750 to 1000 words. [...]

Empty Chair

An empty chair in the room,which once held the gentle laughof his blue-eyed gal,gone wandering amongst the stars. Vacant stare gripped the chair,willing her to fill his wishes.She laid the blueprints for their life,oblivious of stolen time. Damaged womb, refused to conceivetheir combined good, bad, and mediocrity.But his life was full with hisdark haired lover [...]

Always the Last to Know

A repost for National Poetry Month. I wanted to look into something original, interesting that I could share about poetry. In my quest to find a fun-fact tidbit, I learned some facts about a childhood movie, Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory. Of course, I’m talking about the chocolate factory with Gene Wilder from 1971. [...]

A Lonely Bud

I wrote this short story several years back. It is based on the below picture. A heavy spring of thunderclaps and downpour filled and stirred the white foam until it spit out onto the earth. The hungry water summoned me to keep it company. Battered ‘Do not enter’ signs dangled from rusted chains. I climbed [...]