From creative challenge

As the Buzzer Buzzes

The buzzer buzzed and Jasmine pressed a button to admit her visitor
The followers followed, gaining entry through the expanding …

In the Bag

She lived in a dented silver trailer, bubble to indifferent fingers – hadn’t had a visitor in months, maybe years. …


He could see it coming apart before it even hit the water,
the kite built of crepe paper and popsicle …

Buttered Walls

The morning after the Berlin wall fell,
I ate cocoa puffs, my husband says.
He was three, just learning to …

The Ticket

Tucked under a box of Kleenex and a small sewing kit, the Dutch Masters cigar box rested in the drawer …

Cleaning Up

Trying to clean us up
feels like sorting trash
the morning after
in a dress and six inch heels.

Loosely …