The Mother Who Adopted

She walks over to the stereo and loads the vinyl. She presses play and awaits the tunes. Her sister walks in from the kitchen with two glasses of white wine. Her husband is cooking in the kitchen, and her two young boys assist. Funky acoustic sounds fill the warm living room. Then, syncopated minor pianoContinue reading “The Mother Who Adopted”

When a Girl Finds Her Power: Part 2

“Now Rebecca, try not to explode it. I know you can, but please focus on moving it two inches to the right.” Paul, Rebecca’s father said as he ran to the other side of the basement to take cover behind the weightlifting set. Rebecca, just a few weeks after graduation had made many changes. HerContinue reading “When a Girl Finds Her Power: Part 2”

The Orphaned Vampire

You asked who employs me? Well I call this individual Estrella. You might know of them as something else. The Devil goes by many names, and often is he portrayed as male, and the total embodiment of all evil. Lucifer, Day Star, Beelzebub, Morning Star, Satan. The list continues. Evil needs to exist in orderContinue reading “The Orphaned Vampire”

When do the Fae Fly?

That a child may laugh without ever having to be taught, is a beautiful thing. That a mother’s song needs no singing lessons is purity in an innocent form. The Fae are a people of great mystery, and will only spread their wings when the timing is just right. As a grown man, I canContinue reading “When do the Fae Fly?”

A Dream of Home and Hope

Evergreen are the plains of open fields and rolling hills. Across it all a warm and orange afternoon sunlight bathes the world; The traversing family is grateful. Sad is the son who longs for validation. He closes his eyes for some relief. In his slumber, he is transported to the land of sunset washed fields.Continue reading “A Dream of Home and Hope”