Tuesday Tunes – Poetry Through Music, #29, 2016

[Inspired by Dirk Maassen’s “Endless”:] Endless this feeling, held within precious as gems while fingers fly over keys – output of words of music of sensations wholly incommunicable by speech haunting her haunting him in absence diurnal. // Endless the promise between them eye to eye hand in hand skin to skin against a world foreign to…

Tuesday Tunes – Poetry Through Music, #28, 2016

[Image from Pinterest] [Inspired by Ólafur Arnalds’ “Raddir, ft. South Iceland Chamber Choir”:] Soul tears, raindrops from a storm internal.  Hands out, palms up in supplication to this pain, she catches them, one by one. Single question, Why?, floods her eyes still further. To sky she looks next, gaze shifted to the cracked ceiling, heavens beyond perhaps;…

Sunday Sonnet, #25, 2016

[Image from Pinterest] A walk at night, no torch, just light of moon to show the way.  Chill calm of dark on skin, refreshing.  She breathes in deep.  Oh, so thin the divide between night and day; how soon sun reborn on the horizon is.  Boon to know beyond her, there, in blacker, in denser…

Top 10 Books New Writers Should Read (AmReading.com)

In his latest book, Release the Bats, DBC Pierre (otherwise known as Peter Finlay) revisited the process of writing a novel from scratch. As he shared with The Guardian readers earlier this month, he undertook the journey not solely for himself, but in order to share his discoveries with others who might take it upon…

The Key Party – A Poetic Continuance

[Image from Pinterest] Kate walked in, quaking from nerves. She’d never done this before, but he wanted it.  Wanted one of them – the other wives. Why not? he’d pleaded.  Perfectly normal thing to do. Why not? she thought miserably. Where to start?  The women were gorgeous, granted.  And yet the men…  She could feel them,…