She said, With a tremble on her lips, I can’t. Can’t what? Give in? Give up? Lift your head up and carry on? No, she said. I can’t breathe, I can’t see, I can’t be, I can’t move or taste or feel Without my heart Lurching in my chest Or stinging, like it’s the victim … Continue reading Listen

Character Boards

Here is a glimpse of the characters I'm working on and a story that I'm itching to get on the page. Love, magic, sacrifice and loss- what more would you expect with a war on the horizon? Character 1 Character 2 Character 3 Character 4 Laura Marie Copyright: Laura Davis © 2018, all rights reserved.


A Sonnet on Seeing The water droplets smear the glass. Acne, a rash, silver-white heads with black eyes, all dotted, clustered over glass eyes, obscuring, blurring, confusing the scenery and the sky. They trail down, bumping, pushing, sometimes teaming up for this race of gravity, leaving behind their snail trails, like wet sleep over your … Continue reading Seeing


His smokey breath whispers past your ears, pulling, contorting, inhaling, entwining. He calls this your freedom, you call this his kingdom. He's the feeling you get in the pit of your stomach; the one that makes you feel like you're sinking. Drowning. He sits there, hidden beneath the flaps and crevasses of your organs... behind … Continue reading Thief