Listen

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

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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

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.

Coffee Stop

I pick up a hot steaming mocha-latte From my local coffee shop, Pull up a chair And stare across At the Starbucks over the street. There’s a Costa And a Caffè Nero too, No more than three doors apart. I take the first sip of my coffee. Slow. Mulling over the bitter-chocolate foam. After the … Continue reading Coffee Stop

Thief

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