Monthly Archive: November, 2015

50 Word Story – Safety at a Cost

Photo by Graham A Stephen (   He looked over the fence and saw endless grass and flowers. At a short distance, flattened against a rock, a rattle snake tasted the air with… Continue reading


*Photo by –FlyTrapMan–   She stood in front of him. Her shield on the ground. Unguarded thoughts tumbling. He listened without interrupting. Words cutting through the fog, and for the first time he… Continue reading

Ice Mask

*Photo by –FlyTrapMan–   Ice cold demeanor when she talked to him; to mask her tropical heart.   🎄🎄🎄Capture your copy of Katydid Leaves – A Poetic Journey at Amazon today or send… Continue reading


  Inebriating. We made drunk love on the floor. No wine was consumed.   *Photo from 🎄🎄🎄Capture your copy of Katydid Leaves – A Poetic Journey at Amazon today or send it… Continue reading

50 Word Story – Not Me

Photo by Graham A Stephen (   She cowered against the fence while others around her screamed. She remained calm and hopeful. Take her, him or them, she prayed quietly, but not me.… Continue reading

Hungry Tree

Photo by Graham A Stephen (   Stealthy snake branches slithered through leaves in search of birds to squeeze and eat.   *Photograph by Graham A Stephen (Click here to visit and follow… Continue reading

The Ghost and the Writer

  The ghost leaned in watching as she wrote dark words that spilled from her world – filling the white pages with bleakness. No hope, she mouthed the words. The tears fell then;… Continue reading

Like Lego

Photo by Graham A Stephen (   Like Lego we fit nice and tight under the sheet where nightmares remain quiet. When he’s next to me, the dark doesn’t scratch; it doesn’t bite.… Continue reading


Photo by Graham A Stephen (   In a crowd, he shines yet, he doesn’t know. The monsters in his head just won’t let him go.   I tell him of his brilliance… Continue reading

A Burning Farewell

*Photo by –FlyTrapMan–   The sun rose dazzling in colors of fire as it set her skin aflame.   *Inspired by the novel, Carmilla,  written in 1872 by Joseph Le Fanu, which was… Continue reading