3THE BEAUTIFUL SPRING Less banal than the title sounds; a writer is writing the "diary" of a young Jewish girl, interspersed with dialogue with his wife.
Fiction: Play, T, English, Spiritual, words: 931, 5/21/2005
1The Man Of Dead Leaves "As she wandered through the center of the street, three birds took sudden flight from the other side of a house with an imperative rushing of wings..."
Fiction: General, K, English, words: 776, 2/6/2005
2The Watching Box You might say a romance story; shiny city lights, set in NYC.
Fiction: Romance, T, English, words: 4k+, 1/13/2005
4Constancy A prose poem in three parts. "Upon awakening, I had become the bowl and the seeds had become my bones..."
Poetry: General, K+, English, Poetry & Poetry, words: 303, 1/5/2005
4In the City "He kept his eyes cast down, staring at them, as if to memorize the shapes of her knuckles, and see them later against his eyelids; ridges like sand dunes in a wide flat desert, ridges like the crests of waves.."
Fiction: General, K, English, Romance, words: 511, 12/23/2004
4A City "Madame, madame, you are a city,/High-flung terraces, well-constructed walls..."
Poetry: Love, K+, English, words: 123, 8/27/2004
3i am and i am "i tire and fall- to drive bewheeled through dreams,/and turn as silver-spun headlights shine through/the ghosts of trees..."
Poetry: General, K, English, words: 153, 8/27/2004
5I Am The Dead Bird "The smooth, sleek curves of flight, broken and discarded; the body small and circular and heaped on the ground, so quiet and self-contained...she could not be so still as that, though she closed her eyes. The beating in her chest betrayed her, again and
Fiction: General, K, English, words: 619, favs: 1, 8/27/2004
2From The Water "I am turned from the water, from the water, from my home/I am turned from the water, from the water, and I roam..."
Poetry: Life, K, English, words: 145, favs: 1, 8/27/2004
3The Summer "I read Romeo and Juliet all of that last summer I was home... I had a battered green copy with swirling cover art, and that summer more than once the pages were stained with sweatdrops, saline as lovers' tears..."
Fiction: General, K+, English, words: 1k+, favs: 1, 5/18/2004
5Walk Fairly harmless dreams, of walking side by side down an icy avenue.
Poetry: Love, K, English, words: 114, 1/20/2004
2The Call "Who calls to you, who calls to you, as wearying you stand/Who calls to you, who calls to you, with reaching wither'd hand"
Poetry: General, K+, English, words: 119, 1/13/2004
2midnight 11 15 03 a ruminating poem on thoughts- one for a particular night.
Poetry: General, K, English, words: 256, favs: 1, 12/1/2003
3Three Acts A poem...about...err...a breakup, of sorts.
Poetry: General, K+, English, words: 124, favs: 1, 10/27/2003
1gerbil girl Everyone knows a gerbil girl. Some of us treated her better than I, and some of us worse...
Poetry: General, K+, English, words: 111, 10/27/2003
2cryptic inspired by chirleep's 'cipher'. a poem about...well...it's a bit of a riddle, you see.
Poetry: Life, K, English, words: 109, 10/1/2003
2PTSD A poem about post-traumatic stress disorder...better than it sounds, I think.
Poetry: Life, K+, English, Angst, words: 147, 10/1/2003
1Wings "we heard the songs of yester-year: the pooling hymn of farshore rock..."
Poetry: Love, K, English, words: 156, favs: 1, 9/30/2003
3In Honor Two friends sit on the steps, the night before one of them is being drafted for the Vietnam War.
Fiction: Play, K, English, words: 779, 9/21/2003
5The Gypsy Fiddle "Once she had not felt the tug of the north wind in her veins as often or as strong- when she was younger, and her skin was smooth, and there were no wrinkles beside the proud green eyes; and now she is old, and her Sam is gone..."
Fiction: General, K+, English, Angst & Angst, words: 477, favs: 1, 9/20/2003