To Be Good In All Things

The universe conspired to make me late for work again.'I've gone over the spreadsheet, Kevin, everything matches up. Look, I'll call Redman when I get in, okay, I have to go.'I ended the call. It took me just long enough to switch the radio on again when another call came through. The first few bars … Continue reading To Be Good In All Things

Chickens

Photo by Thought Catalog on Pexels.com ‘If we lived in a world where women were murdering men en masse and men genuinely had reason to fear they might be murdered in their beds by a gang of marauding feminists, I would agree with your concern,’Clementine Ford.We found it hiding underneath the bleachers.  Anita had gotten … Continue reading Chickens

Tiny Cities

(http://ra-gro.deviantart.com/art/p-u-s-h-t-h-e-s-k-y-a-w-a-y-663313366) Dad had always been a mystery to me. He had a smile for everyone, would pitch up to help anyone who asked, and sometimes if they didn't. He held himself at a quiet remove from everyone, focused on his responsibilities but also his activities in the workshop at the bottom of the garden. No … Continue reading Tiny Cities

Reflections in two mirrors

He sent them to be seen by her. That he had tangible proof of his commitment to his purpose and his growth. Each session, each rejection of easy but costly temptation was there in the heft of his pectorals, the lines and striations in his hip flexors and the way that the softness around his … Continue reading Reflections in two mirrors

A Storm That Frightens The Animal

The unspoken heat  Between us seethes Peering between the bars Of it’s cage Yet so often, it’s lust Is mistaken for anger But here, we pass one another The means to set it free. Wrestling against one another Mouths blooming where they meet Hands finding something worthy To touch, the fragile strength That grows and … Continue reading A Storm That Frightens The Animal