Snow Day: A Winter Sonnet

Snow falls to the muddy ground. Icicles gather under the gutter. A squirrel stops without a sound, To hear the wind howl and mutter. ~ The clouds are gray, the earth is white. Snowflakes swim through the air, the squirrel dodges one and ducks out of sight. The sun peeks out with a white glare. … Continue reading Snow Day: A Winter Sonnet

Flames: A Flash Fiction

The heat was unbearable. He stood there, his eyes in a half-squint, as he stared at the flames, which leaped and twisted like an injured animal. The dancing tongues of heat roared and crackled in his ears. There was the sharp splintering of a wood beam breaking under the stress of the heat. It fell … Continue reading Flames: A Flash Fiction