Expectation (poem)

Expectation (poem) Each letter is a log and the wood pile’s stacked high now I see them standing in the future Handing off the blazing torch to start this fiery ritual I’ve lit candles on my kids’ birthday cakes I’ve struck the match to kindle fire in the fireplace I’ve roasted marshmallows outdoors on a … More Expectation (poem)

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  We were out on the softball field for gym class. In the outfield, no one else could hear our conversation, way out of earshot of the teacher on duty. My classmate turned to me, hatred and bitterness seething in her eyes. It was another typical hot, sunny, Southern day. I could feel the red … More Go Back