Certificate 15

Ages 15 and up

VII

Hold my hand the way you would a broken wing in its lines is a blueprint for writing and flying. I was volitant, I was free, so why these shackles...

VI

My love poems are paper boats of agony that voyage to a woman and back ferrying clotted chronicles of failure. I'm not here for chronicles but to...

The Blind Date From Hell

My blind date became violent because I took her to Popeyes instead of KFC. She didn't get her eleven herbs and spices so she beat the hell out of me...
Cherry

It is the Soul

Dear Mam, I am so glad now to write to you as I know it might be some time before we can communicate again. First, to calm your heart, you will be...

V

There is none of you on the beach only pebbles shells fragments each day the sea will rearrange their pattern. This city is the same. Homes tenements...
Cherry

"To Hawaii with Love" ( short story- romance)

Joy held the paper bag packed with groceries in one arm as she inserted her key into the car door of her old 1977 Celica. Jiggling the key slightly,...
Cherry

"A Timely Adventure" CHAPTER 1

“A Parallel existence uncle, are you for real?” Bethany Waverly narrowed her eyes at her Uncle Charles, “Mad Scientist” in bold letters ran through...

IV

What paradox describes your voice that though never sentenced dead was buried in my garden, black damp earth ever untended. How is this your voice,...
Cherry

Filthy moats and even more filthy gnus

I was woken early by the obnoxious smell of the family moat, which can be quite ripe in these summer months. I lay in bed hoping the smell would...
Cherry

Sam Sawyer Earthman

1 Sam Sawyer Earth Man Curtis Ray Jones Chapter One “What are you?” Sam Sawyer’s young mother asked under her breath as she peered down into his...