“On the Death of the Prince,” “Futuristic Body/Visionary Mind,” “What They Came For,” and Other Poems

On the Death of the Prince A Word on the Death of the Prince of Thieves--- Robin of Locksley, Robin Hood, Whose arrows fled, whose arm, bled, Let out…


Destroy All Men: An Analysis of About Last Night

I bought a DVD player from Target, and maybe I should have gone to Best Buy, because what I didn’t realize was that what I got wasn’t what I’d paid…


“Bran Castle,” “Prose Writer in a Poetry Club,” “If I Close My Eyes,” and “The Game”

Bran Castle We searched all through Bran Castle, that night Okay, so technically it was daytime, closing in on evening, And--- The tour guide told us…


The War’s Children

based on the tale “The Water Sprite” by the Brothers Grimm Once upon a time, there was a 15-year-old boy named Charles and his younger sister,…


The Books of Power

The year was 1891, and the Industrial Revolution was taking hold, with incredible advances in technology. Ada Lovelace Evans felt she might worry…


“Internet Outlaw,” “Can’t Write Poetry,” “The Mortals Are My Playthings,” and “Wild West”

Internet Outlaw Robin Hood of the internet Whose name strikes fear Into the hearts of the secret-keepers--- The wind whispers, “Julian Assange” And…


The Freak of My Dreams

That primal urge crept upon me on a Saturday, its heated breath at my loins, begging for release. So I went through the same old tired routine---turn…


The Winter Wolves

“Owww.” Angela gingerly stepped out of bed, walking like an old woman toward the light switch at the end of the room. Plantar fasciitis plagued her,…


“Love at the End of the World,” “A Large Vestment,” “The Diner in the Black and White,” and “Writing is Easy”

Love at the End of the World Today, my stepmom sent me a text, all excited My stepbrother’s finally engaged: FINALLY And I’m sure my parents are…


“Clam Jammed,” “Modern Babylon,” “Riverbanked,” and “Silence”

Clam Jammed I am a confident woman, Not afraid to go up to a man and show a little interest--- The problem, as of late, is the Female version of a…