relationships

You Belong to Me | Visual Art

You Belong to Me | Visual Art

You Belong to Me You belong to me is a colorful piece with man and woman. The man holds the woman’s heart in his hand. Is this love? Possession cannot be defined as love, except by the possessor. The bright colors offset the theme of this painting. It...
Magma | Poetry

Magma | Poetry

We kiss until my lips are swollen, vascular and pink in the rearview mirror, the Twenty Mile Bend a dark, open palm outside my windshield. We hunker inside my Camry like Eskimoes huddled in an igloo, encapsulated in our own ecosystem – humidity at our hairlines,...
Permineralization | Fiction

Permineralization | Fiction

TW: relationship violence *** Permineralization (n): the process of fossilization involving deposits of mineral-rich groundwater seeping into the cracks of buried organisms and solidifying We find my fossils in Glen Rose, Texas. My team, a group composed of one...
Love, Bully Love | Book Review

Love, Bully Love | Book Review

Bully Love by Patricia Colleen Murphy ISBN 978-1-950413-03-4 Press 53, April 1, 2019 9 x 6 paperback, 84 pages The neighbor’s poppies have turned dusty. The day’s end breathes this, another storm. […] What was here is now gone. This evening we inhale the dry skin of...