Short Fiction – The Backpack

Short Fiction – The Backpack

 As he approached the coast he entered into a thick fog that obscured the road ahead.  It was late. There were no other cars on the road. No lights to blind him, no lights to guide him.  There were dangerous curves.  He had to proceed slowly to avoid calamity. After...
Poem By Think in the Morning – Bird

Poem By Think in the Morning – Bird

 Bird WaitingCan be more dangerousThan faking the answerTo a geometry question. Consider of thoseWho drowned at seaHow many others successfullySkirted the Straits of Magellan. Instant heroes.We will always remember them. But yesterday,While I watched from my windowIn...
Poem By Think in the Morning:  A Bee

Poem By Think in the Morning: A Bee

 A Bee Bent limbsLaden with fruitMind growingLike a tuberShe sinks and swaysDrunk on the honeyFouled by the last flower’s nectar. Buzzing, sun-bakedSquint eyed and smilingThis eunuch beastMessengers loveBetween petals and matriarch queens. Through reticulate...
Keeping Time With Peter Lit

Keeping Time With Peter Lit

 NOTE:  Poets Are Always On Time by Peter Lit is available at Matson Mercantile in Elk, Gallery Bookshop in Mendocino, on Amazon/Kindle and directly from the author. Peter and I are old friends. Not close, old.  We both ran bars with live music on the Mendocino coast...
Short Fiction: Emma Of White Rushes

Short Fiction: Emma Of White Rushes

 1. So, it’s come to this.  I’ve decided to kill myself.  I’ve thought about it many times but I didn’t have a plan.  Now, I’ve got one. I’m here in London on business.  Business, money, life.  I’ve done well with the first two but life?  I’ve been a failure at life. ...