Snow Days!

We have had snow on snow on snow down here in the South lately! ...yeah, it's uh, a phenomenon we're not used to. While we've gotten a good seven inches of snow since last Thursday night, we've had the entire family home! Yes, around here a few inches of snow closes down the whole vicinity;... Continue Reading →

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2018 Reading List (So far!)

Hello ladies and gents- how's 2018 treating you? Me? I am alive, and have an itchy writing finger. It's like a trigger finger, you kno-- Okay, yep, it sounded weird. Anyway. I'm compiling my TBR list for the year, and I wanted to share what I've got so far, and see what YOU have! I've... Continue Reading →

Flash Poetry: “Glass Castle”

You never know how A glass castle will crumble Until the last rock flung Finally flies right through The closed window Some pieces are massive Made from the grinding sands Of time Other pieces are so small, So infinitesimal that there's no chance that They'll ever be redeemed. This castle can't be put back together... Continue Reading →

Flash Poetry: “Wolves/Deer”

Have you ever loved someone called them dear They're family, after all, right? But the moment they open their mouths the ball of yarn that is your world begins to unravel? Their words wrecking balls to the walls you have gingerly built from chaos? Like unleashing wolves thirsty and starved onto sleeping, unsuspecting deer. I... Continue Reading →

Flash Poetry: “Ammunition”

I am afraid that when the time comes I will not have enough ammunition to protect her even though ammo is cheap. If words could be locked and loaded every woman could raze the world a hailstorm of bullets made up of "good intentions" cat-calls, and "sluts." When persisting and resisting are frowned upon what... Continue Reading →

Holiday Season Sale!

I'm so excited to tell you guys: IT'S ALMOST THE HOLLY JOLLY SEASON, OKAY? I know, you're saying, "Uh, Mel? Ten days ago you were jazzed about Halloween, and we all know it's going towards Yule and Christmas, and--" LEMME STOP YA THERE. I am a Holidays Crazy Person™. I love them all. Seriously. I... Continue Reading →

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