Category: Creative Writing

A Passing

I see my friend pacing in the hall She has many friends who may have called  • She returns to our group’s room Her emotions are obvious Her face tells it all but tells nothing  • Distracted, lost in reflection…

The Train

The lights flicker on the train, everyone looks around There is nothing we can do, the lights and we are temporarily powerless Two men sleep in their seats, mouths opened wide No snoring, no dignity, no awareness, just exhaustion Everyone…

Maya’s Constellation

• Maya has a constellation of beauty marks on her shoulder They seem gathered together subtly, they could be bolder • Her reserved non-talking stares and smiles confirm her happiness The cats are afraid of her, maybe they know more…

The Moment

I imagine the moment the way the buildings would look maybe brick with a history of faded color and chipped appeal people walking by their lives running cocurrently with mine but mine alive with change with pride with peace debri…

Lady Of Leisure: The Middle Ages

You know middle age has hit solidly when three women — two just that side of the half century mark, one  rapidly approaching (that would be me) — gather at scrumptious Zahav,  look at the menu and immediately squint and…