Of Voided Love’s Reprise

The lover’s bound insanityWith God’s forsaken vanityThrown into wicked fire’s iceNot just once but only twicePry the others from calamity Three or twenty-seven boundNo matter theirs is heaven soundTogether voices crying fate and fate has ever come around For each their failing never-lasting dreamTrouble only spiraling All spilled from such an old device Parted seasContinue reading “Of Voided Love’s Reprise”

Let Your Shadow Part the Way

I fell with youAnd all the rest saw your displayI would choose to do and never look awayWe left them there to find our peaceIn wasteland lovers bind until all time would cease…Move on to grow and take back oursThe other gazed onSurely beguiled…Fall again to southern shoresWhere God’s beloved city roarsA creature trueHad comeContinue reading “Let Your Shadow Part the Way”

What Grows from the Sea

She asked a question Simple question You love me now for what you see But can you love what hides in me? … Yes, he said, desire to show Showing all, she loved to know And all he said with certainty The things she always believed to be … Inside the tempest, darkened sea TannedContinue reading “What Grows from the Sea”

Excerpt – Memories of the Shadow Age – Where the River Flows: Book One

—From Chapter V — Full book here ‘You two go ahead,’ he said with the car idling in front of the large, well-lit house. ‘I’ll find parking and meet up with you.’ ‘Send a text when you’re close,’ Candace suggested. ‘Will do.’ The girls climbed out the passenger side door, walked up the steps toContinue reading “Excerpt – Memories of the Shadow Age – Where the River Flows: Book One”

Waiting in the Rain

The dirt around the dugout was dark and pocked with holes. Tiny puddles of water filled the majority of them, and the sound of scratching cleats in the grain echoed off the back wall. The air was cool and dank, not refreshing as it should have been. The way I would have preferred it duringContinue reading “Waiting in the Rain”

Excerpt – Where the River Flows – Memories of the Shadow Age

***The story follows the life and development of the main character, introduced in the first chapter (flash forward) as a successful musician, as he grows through major childhood and early life crises. He discovers love and a deep understanding of his unique musical ability. This excerpt is from the book’s second chapter. The full bookContinue reading “Excerpt – Where the River Flows – Memories of the Shadow Age”