Roar

Inseparable in those younger days, we’d skip on our  friends opting instead for worthy dares,  each one ending with a mutual offering  of in-each-other’s-face  warrior roars, your  fiery red double pony  tails whipping mightily.    We feared nothing then.   A family relocate, you…

Masterpiece

I lived an unintended  youth, desperate to flee never spoken of darkness, stealing  rebellious moments alone like a shifty vagrant anonymously silhouetted against monochrome grey, raggedly convex horizons.   I outlasted them all—they who would have broken me, no…

Six a.m.

Out the door at  sunrise, juxtaposed  against sultry  silhouettes painted in  alleyways, ruthlessly  stalked by acoustic  shadows.    We fancy ourselves  romantic bards and written word insurgents, but we never pen anything reminisced  by…