A Step Above

There are times, she saidTimes for what you want and times to stay in bedAfter the morning, the time belongs to the sunAnd what you think that you wanted turns its head to runThe sun it keeps revolving The cycle it makes from the groundOnly seems to be on its ownBut its so much moreContinue reading “A Step Above”

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”

Sunrise Over the Storm

Her life was made by the sun’s bright rayIn a world where she was hidden…His life shaped by the ones who hatedHis light something long forbidden…Su corazón encajaba con el de ellaY la vida se mueve por ellos…It always has and always willTo give the things that satisfy and fillAnd bring together those that shouldContinue reading “Sunrise Over the Storm”

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”

Book Review – Palimpsest: Book One of the Multiple Dimension State Series by Craig Herdern

In Herdern’s Palimpsest, everything is laid on the table with the exception of dragons, as noted prior to the Prologue. The colorful and raw story follows the exploits of medical student Lucinda (Lu) Soames-Parker as she grows into her profession and develops the relationships that lead her through this modern classic. Herdern’s prose and writingContinue reading “Book Review – Palimpsest: Book One of the Multiple Dimension State Series by Craig Herdern”

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”