Tag Archives: Family

A Duck Is Just A Duck

Bev’s tea is always so much hotter. It’s because she boils her water in a stainless steel kettle over a big gas range. As she slices carrots through the floral veil drifting up from my mug, I half listen while … Continue reading

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Lucky Thirteen

Gusts whipped through my hair, sun scorched my darkening skin and my lips caught as I attempted to close them over my wind-dried metal grin.  Houses dripped by like a painter’s palette caught in the rain as I whirred down … Continue reading

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What Matters

His hand, light as a feather and thin as paper slides off his chest onto the sheets beside him.  Blue veins press at waxy skin, somehow still managing to pulse pointless life-giving blood through his withering form. So yellow, yet … Continue reading

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