Send in the crows

If the city folk had been more observant, they might have noticed it. But they couldn’t read the messages in …

I will take you under the ground

Macy moved forward, down along the dark tunnel. Feeling his presence behind her, hearing his shuffling rubber-soled shoes dragging, his breathing laboured …

Mabon dialectic

As we turn from the light to acknowledge the dark We can snuff out the flame and then reset the …

Skimming

Since the lights went out, the business of living had become both more difficult and much easier.  When she thought …

As darkness fell

Jac didn’t know how long he had lived in the hill but he figured he had been there since before the lights …

The Diafol Gwas

They are the ones that come when the giving has been breached. When the balance has shifted so that more …

Searching

Macy and Amber stepped carefully through the puddles along the subway tunnel.  Their way was dimly lit by occasional shafts …

China Teapot

I dreamt that a porcelain wife allowed us into her perfect pink and lime green home and prepared a formal …

Emerging

The night was wet and cold. Amber’s chest heaved as she gasped to catch her breath, filling her lungs with …

Divinity

Macy stepped into the shadow and followed the man.  Inside, the air of the hut felt cool. She could hear his …

The motherload

Talie crouched behind the dripping metal pipes and struggled to regain his breath.  His heart was pounding and he could …

The greening

The greening had begun again. The lights had been out for more than five bitter winters and every year since …

Lost in thought

Macy stepped outside to join Amber behind the cabin.  Her sister seemed lost in thought, gazing down at a small …

The day the lights went out

When the lights finally went out forever, the rain had poured relentlessly the entire day, washing away the last of …

The waters within me

How do I let you flow? The watery tears of my sorrow, my heartbreak, my grief? Shall I reject you …

Poem

I can feel the words rise up from my soul. At first formless and nameless. They flow through my heart …

Vertigo

Tentative, Treading tenderly. Veering slightly to the left of center. Dizzy in the darkness, My brain vibrates While my neurological pathways …