50 Word Stories: Iced

The water chilled as it killed. Frozen in place by the quick-freezing lake, each star seemed to hang in a limbo of thickening mists though their twins in the sky kept on shining. And I wondered then, as I hugged myself tight, would it be the same for me?

#VignetteSeries – Callisto Descends

 “My name is Kalliste.” “That’s unusual, lovely, but unusual,” I bumbled. “You may know me better by Callisto.” “As in the moon of Jupiter?” “Amongst other things.” She blinked, and the world went dark. My heart stopped, body froze, even the birds fell silent in the forest. When she reopened them, I gasped; she […]

There Are Stars

 There are stars, And, There are stars; Some blink in the night, Others gleam through the darkness. You are the latter, my love, My eyes in infinity, My light in obsidian. Yes, there are stars, And, There are stars.

50 Word Stories: Sleepless

The moon stopped. Simple as that. For no apparent reason, la Luna rose one night and never fell back to earth. The bats liked it, wolves and owls, too, but your average Joe didn’t. Now, I never sleep just stare at the stars. Maybe it’s not so bad after all.

All but Infinity

There are windows in this evening sky, pools of perfect midnight. Stars circle here swimming in the endless oceans of forever; a time-lapse memory of everything that ever was, ever is, and glimpses of what still might be. There are no clouds to obscure, no false lights to drown out eternity, nothing but my own […]

Where The Stars

This never ending spiral Helter-skelter or egg timer Tipped, I plummet Flipped, I rise So easy to pour So much harder to stop Base greased and fast No grip for the wicked No eventuality given None wanted Unsure if the sun rises Or sets An over-easy egg mid-turn Burning in gold Simmering in saffron Hanging […]