Lesson from a Thorn

Part I I saw her coming, leather lead in hand. Kicking up flaky, orange mud. The mongrel didn’t see me; I was hidden beneath the leaf of the palm tree, waxy hood disguising my eager spike. She was laughing, sun-bleached blonde bob bouncing with each step. I had to do it, especially when I saw … Continue reading Lesson from a Thorn

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In Search Of Us

A story exploring identity, race, sex, first love, loss, all entwining into a desperate journey of self discovery....because the missing pieces matter. Angie glances back at her home disappearing behind them, and then she looks down at the girl in the picture with her dad. The one who must have sped through the night with … Continue reading In Search Of Us

mornings

He looks at her With half-closed Eyes, watered With last night's Dreams and Whispers "Good morning" In a voice still Dripping with Sleep's warm Honey. Laura Marie  Copyright: Laura Davis © 2017, all rights reserved.

Lost 

You haven't lost Until the prospect of victory Is so far beyond your reach That it's now a dot; A speck. You call for it, But it doesn't hear you - Won't hear you. That's when you've lost. You've lost when victory Doesn't even want you. Laura Marie Copyright: Laura Davis © 2017, all rights … Continue reading Lost