Monthly Archives: June 2013

Summer Rendezvous

Waves dance close against The edges of structures To the rhythm of chirping Cicadas, bending light, Sending patience packing, Leaving drops to streak Down steamed bodies In three-digit heat. Incognito eyes watching As the sun grins knowing She’s the most … Continue reading

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Dominoes

unloading doubles, counting tiles amid nosh, swigs on a summer’s night Copyright © 2013 Shainbird. All rights reserved.

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Qualitative Quantities

One hundred and one reasons my brother’s not a vegetarian.

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Layered Spices

Note: Bastet at Because We’re Poets gave us our first Photo Prompt (+ a few choice words): “We are going to work with Fire! The color of the fire element is red, its season is summer and hot weather, the sound is laughter, … Continue reading

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A Gray Matter

This was a prompt by Rochelle at Friday Fictioneers. In exactly 100 words, write a story about the selected photograph. When I blacked out, the last thing I remember seeing was the fire truck. My head hurts…I feel all wet. What’s … Continue reading

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Tough Realities in Simple Senryu

the epitome of life is death, things intact, I could not cherish ♥ the breast brings life, milk to newborns and death, cancer to women old, young ♥ fresh fruit is passed for cheap, high-fructose corn syrup for lack of … Continue reading

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Fishercat

little rainbow fish on grass far from creek, beware, furry fisherman Copyright © 2013 Shainbird. All rights reserved.

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