Vermillion lips pursed in concentration while scarlet nails drummed on the pitted surface of the old table. Heavily shadowed eyes lined with black as dark as the night outside Stared blank and unseeing at the scarred wood. Occasionally the sapphire orbs would shift to the soundless clock on the wall, watching the second hand jump from line to line. Counting off the endless seconds … Continue reading Waiting by Elizabeth Horton-Newton
“I saw you today in the crowds that poured forth from tall concrete buildings, their thoughts on seeing and being seen at local watering holes. I saw you today and your face was half turned from me, the autumn sun falling across your profile, casting shadows on cheekbones I remember so well. I saw you today, hair lifting lightly in the breeze, hand slightly raised … Continue reading I Saw You Today by Elizabeth Horton-Newton
Santa Claus is known by many names around the world and his legend differs depending on where you live. But where do these stories originate and how did Santa evolve over generations? Let’s go all the way back to the 4th century and a Greek bishop who would become known … Continue reading Santa Claus Is Coming!
Cover art: Edward Henry Potthast Summer day Brighton Beach Continue reading Beach Day
Bio: Raven Williams describes herself as a beautiful mess disguised as a human being. Within this beautiful mess words swirl around until they coalesce into fictional, fantasy stories or poetry for the world to read. When Raven is not writing, she is creating art in the form of fractal designs and abstract paintings. She is also a caregiver for a disabled family member and three … Continue reading “Realm Jumper Chronicles” by Raven Williams
Brain to Books Blog Tour Fast Fact Author: Ashley Capes Genre: Poetry Books: Old Stone Between Giants Official Site Buy on Amazon Bio Ashley is a poet, novelist and teacher living in Australia. He’s the author of six poetry collections and three novels and was poetry editor for Page Seventeen from issues 8-10. He also moderates online renku group Issa’s Snail. He teaches English, Media … Continue reading Brain to Books Blog Tour – Ashley Capes