F.Y.I.

  So… I deactivated all my Facebook pages (again) except one little gif page where I have no pals and post random animated graphics as a form of sedative. My husband laughs at me for getting so overwrought about social media sites, “Better you than me.” is all he says. Bob Costas once said he’s…

M.C. Escher Is Not A D.J.

        “And those who were seen dancing were said to be insane by those who could not hear the music…” The rain fell, black clouds blew the past away, the ocean tried to drown the sky but all it did was swallow pride. This is only the second day of creation. The…

Akeldama

It began as a dream. A dandelion sea For us to float wishes on. A magic mountain to climb sugar-topped peaks cotton candy clouds I was a child again. Trust was a given. There you stood tall Pewter shield And honed sword. A Titan. 30 pieces of silver weighting down your pockets. I never asked how…

Lazar

  Words poured like lac from your mouth. Their meaning thick crimson – crushed and constringed – straining through the march of red ants that always fed them. I stormed through ivory gates – my claudicating limbs carefully avoiding the sticky word puddles that swelled up around me. But it was Sunday and I was…

Vagaries

  She wore her mind loosely. Like a garment carelessly tossed Over a hanger on a sales rack. Its threads slightly unraveling at the seams, picked over and discarded by more discerning shoppers. The cut of her cranial cloth was no longer fashionable. It lacked bold clean lines, but its shirred diaphanous folds draped her…