Eulogy

Eulogy for the late King Aubrey, conceived August 27, 2006 murdered September 14, 2006. King Aubrey was the product of Dan Aubree and Tami Brown, formed through the lust of secret lovers who had built a relationship on love, pain, passion and lies. He must have been very happy and the knowledge of a new…

Happy

I am hidden away in an open space of envy, pain and spite and I contribute to this madness.   Madness that makes me hard and cold as boulders – i sit hot and heating but never melting.   Frozen in a season of windless nights and unknown fires maiming, destroying and killing carried by…

Connected

Although it has been building for a while, because it is happening today it feels sudden. I’m packing, but I am not sure where I’m going. I don’t know what to take: – Should I bring all my clothes? My books? My toys? Are we taking my bed? My dresser? My aunt is here, she…

In the beginning.

In the beginning, I wanted to become a mortician, but my dad was aggressively against it. I guess it was the thought of dead bodies. No one really sees the beauty in things they don’t understand. His resistance to my choice and my family’s lack of support made me crave it even more and so,…

River Woman

In dry times, the river can be crossed on foot. However, when the rain comes her mouth is opened and the river woman emerges to devour anyone trying to cross.   Despite the warnings, every rainy season someone is swallowed by the roaring and raging river.   You know the bed of the river when it…

Tenant

Dear Mr. Miller, We stayed here, when no one wanted to move here and this is how you treat us! You didn’t believe that this place would change and for so many years you just left us. We fixed everything, but you always came for the rent. Do you remember when the movie theatre was…

Thirteen!

  “Jesus died for us, we will die for Putus!” These were the words I chanted, two days before I was brutally murdered. Now, I am 13 and dead.   I made the decision to give my life for a man whom I thought had built a garrison of dreams for me. Growing up in…

Baseless

  Based on the fact that I love you, I cannot stop. And so, despite the absence, my heart is still you. As I fall into this dark abyss, I anticipate your extended hand but it never comes. Baseless, I continue to fall.

Sincerely Yours

via Daily Prompt: Sincere Dear Heart, I believed, wholeheartedly, that this was right; and so I loved, I gave, I drained my own strength and went against everyone trying to prove my sincerity to you. Sincere in a love that germinated out of transgression and grew into a weeping willow; fictitiously proud, only to protect…