I’m just putting on a good show.
Pride by Liora Sophie
My pride is made of a million specks of shame I’ve shaken off my back over the years, A hundred girl-on-girl kisses under the blanket so no one would see, A trickle of my bleeding heart for e… Source: Pride by Liora Sophie
New Story! “Two Below” – Flash Fiction
It’s two o’clock in the morning on April 12th, 1912, and I am about to die...
New Short Story!
The Spaniard on the Amazon *Based on a true story* The two travelers were soaked from head to toe by the time they reached the Spaniard's home. The canoe pulled up into the mud and they toppled out of it, grateful for the chance to stretch their legs. They thanked the local and handed him… Continue reading New Short Story!
Hephaestus and Aphrodite
Everyone knows what it feels like to be rejected by someone you have feelings for. (If you don't, this post may not be of interest to you.) Let's agree it's comparable to being run over by a garbage truck. It is not at all a desirable situation to be in. You know how Romeo and… Continue reading Hephaestus and Aphrodite
Sticks and Stones May Break My Bones, but Words Will Scar Me Forever
Do you have moments when you just want to bury your face in your hands and shout, "Those @#$%*@# bullies!" Know what I mean? A few days ago I was babysitting an adorable two-year-old. We were at the playground, and I was waiting for him at the bottom of the hill while he skated down on… Continue reading Sticks and Stones May Break My Bones, but Words Will Scar Me Forever