The pieces are scattered around. They are all pretty tiny, some only dust, like glass shattering from a great height on tile floor. No one can see them, but they are there, hidden deep within her heart. Bandaged together with princess band-aids. Hastily sewn back together with black ribbon. Taped here and super glued there…Read more Broken
It comes out of nowhere.One moment the TV is blaring with noise and garish colors.Nonsense comes from the mouth of some gorgeous actor.Then in comes.With unimaginable swiftness, it comes. The fear.The ache that is so deep. The ache that hasn't been felt in so long.Before I can comprehend what has happened, my face is awash in…Read more It Comes
You recognize me when you see me. I know you do. You try to look me in the eye as you talk to me, but your eyes can't help but drift down. Oh, I'm not so vain as to think your eyes are attracted to my not very significant breasts. No, your eyes are drawn…Read more To the Crazy Cat Ladies of the World . . .
This is a creative non-fiction piece I wrote nearly a year ago. It was my first attempt at non-fiction and it is excruciatingly personal. I have been hesitant to put it up, but the only way to be a real writer is to be willing to open yourself up to the world. As a writer,…Read more My Script: Part 1 – One Week
This has always been my thoughts about Creative Non-Fiction: What the hell is it? Biographies, Auto-Biographies, Memoirs, Poetry, Fiction, even Narratives, I get all those, but Creative Non-Fiction, ya never really got what that was. And because I never understood it, I of course was attracted to try my hand at it. My attempt, however,…Read more Creative Non-Fiction – What the Hell Is That?