THE MOTHER LAND Pt 1

There was something about the morning sunrise that felt freeing. Although she had no experience of servitude Desire felt as if she had been held in captivity all of her 15 years. Every morning she crept out of the back door, past the hog pen and out onto the dusty red lane. If she stood [...]

HIS BONNIE HER CLYDE : PT2

Clyde dropped her bag on the floor and ruffled her hair, a twelve hour shift had sunken her feet so far into the ground she was walking like a penguin. Pulling open her wardrobe she removed her grey fluffy bath robe with the hood and proceeded to the bathroom in need of water. The water [...]

MODERN FAIRY TALE

LEWIS AND DENISE . Once upon a time, there was a young man name Lewis who fell in love with a girl from the other side. Fair skinned with jet black hair Denise was the only daughter of a stock broker and the apple of her mothers eye. . In love and lust she had [...]

RUBY

MEET RUBY; " She is no sister of mine! Blood or not I will not share the same church as this ghetto rat." . First came love, then came marriage Along came Ruby in her golden carriage Surrounded by the things that glitter and shine Her first words were "mine." Not use to sharing the [...]

BETWEEN US

THE CONVERSATION . Trapped in emotions that don't console me, I cannot continue in this depair." He rolled his eyes against the words he refused to hear. "I want this to be over! Can't you hear?" . "This moment is the one I feared." He whispered in my ear. "This distant between us is so [...]

H E A R T B R E A K E R

HEART-BREAKER . I aint never been a heart breaker I aint no undertaker Collecting body parts and unwanted hearts I aint never requested a tear Or tried to instill fear . I aint never been a heartbreaker I aint no undertaker I had my heart broke Felt like I been choked It was as if [...]

G O O D T I M E S

. Dripping wet with the scent of Christmas turkey and Malt Wine washed and rinsed from her pores she draped the robe over her nakedness. Christmas was finally over, her shoulders had finally relaxed and her feet had stopped throbbing. . An hour ago she was on the verge of committing a bloodly crime after [...]

E B O N Y

The huge bed was too big to climb so Polly lifted Ebony up high and sat her gently upon the satin spread. The smooth fabric slid between her fingers like a snake moving through grass leaving no trail of her fingertips. . Polly leaned in closed , the famaliar scent of fresh grass and burnt [...]

O R A N G E J U I C E & W A F F L E S

Splashes of sunlight danced across the walls highlighting the guilt staring back at her in the mirror. Although she had awaited his arrival anticipated his touch she had forgotten one thing. Slipping her feet into her shoes she stood with a glance at her reflection. . . "Was you just going to leave?" He sat [...]