The Viking Ship (22nd hour 2020) -prompt

Some part of me is empty Barren I have far too much space for the thoughts to uncontrollably invade. Night time is the worse of times And daytime silence is unbearably quiet To be reminded of a young love not requited. Waves of fire wash…

Things Unsaid (prompt 20, Hour 16)

I am camouflaged behind a mound of hair. In this small car speeding across town, I battle the rapids of roaring rivers and shatter into millions of diamonds in their cascading falls, or elbow the sheer waters with a spidery grace. I stalk the Appalachians…

Joy Division, 1 a.m. – Prompt 17

The first boyfriend I lived with had a CD single of “Love Will Tear Us Apart Again.” For two years, he and I had a pattern. He wrote at his computer, a bag of grapes nearby. I came home and made our dinner salads, and,…

Migratory Birds

HOUR FOUR-   8.45am: At Subway Waiting for the train with a cup of coffee, salted bagel and a book in my hand. I peered around me. People of all sorts, shapes, sizes and with different appetites wait. To reach their destination. My stare now…