Daily Archives: April 5, 2014

Pup Rescuer

  My niece corralled us–’you have to see them.’ We knew we could not simply look and walk away. Ten pups played in a child’s playpen. Their mother had given birth in a neighborhood junkyard. A community rescuer had taken … Continue reading

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City Woman

Blues and laughter drifted through her open window from the dance club below. Pillows piled ’round her on the sagging sofa, she sat smoking, blowing rings toward the ceiling exactly as taught. Still awake at 2:00 AM, she heard voices … Continue reading

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Since You Blew It

she said, I have been busy building a new me. You see you were not the hotshot you saw while mirror gazing. Jealousy greened your face, cowardice yellowed your body. The resulting color was as unattractive as left over pea … Continue reading

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