Peace. When my heart stops beating.
his eyes are shut, swollen, purple, black and blue. must have been from the bullet as it ripped through. his body on fire from the fever, like a match ignited against the friction, cold steel struck against brain tissue. with this life, he has no more issue. time of... Continue Reading →
Crash into the Day by Gary Zarr 2014. 100 pages Genre: Poetry Rating: 4 out of 5 stars My Thoughts: I stumbled upon this gem as I was browsing through my local public library. A self-published book, it doesn't seem to be very well known. It has only 3 Amazon reviews and the only review... Continue Reading →
Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls 1961. 304 pages. Genre: Classic, Middle Grade, Childrens Age Range: 8 - 12 years old Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Summary: Billy has long dreamt of owning not one, but two, dogs. So when he’s finally able to save up enough money for two pups to... Continue Reading →
The eyes of death never close.
The time ticks slowly as this madness swallows me. I hear only the sound of a cold breeze. Slithering across the glass, it stands between me and the abyss that I have gazed upon since the setting of the sun. What if it were to shatter? Would I be sucked out by the chilling wind?... Continue Reading →
You got your happy ending. So great is your happiness that now I tearfully bless the remaining lifetime for you and the woman your hands now caress. So mote it be… I am dead to you, and I will remain that way– until the sun shines its last ray. Now I will sleep. Please stay clear of my... Continue Reading →
When little birds talk, things die.
Intraterrestrial by Nicholas Conley 2018. 254 pages. Genre: Science Fiction, Young Adult Rating: 5 out of 5 stars Summary: Adam Helios is a bully magnet without many friends. When he starts hearing a voice that claims to come from the stars, he fears he’s losing his mind, so he withdraws even further. On the way... Continue Reading →