Category Archives: 2011

Mistlands – Chapter 8

With one foot, I stepped straight into a noisy, clashing maelstrom of clanging swords, squealing horses, shrieking men and flying arrows. Shit. Suddenly, I understood how that piece of dropped bacon felt about the fire and frying pan. Leaping from … Continue reading

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Fire

With the softest of touch, the quietest of murmurs, it awakens; the fire lights, flame ignites and desire spreads its wings. Your heart thumps so loudly, I can hear its words: “feed me, bait me, kiss me, sate me.” And … Continue reading

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Mistlands – Chapter 7

I passed through the castle as innocuously as I could. It takes a lot of people to keep a castle of this size running smoothly and no matter where you go, you’re bound to run into someone. But I kept … Continue reading

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Dawn’s Kiss

The sun like hope is lifted on golden wings of cloud. Dawn’s brilliant silver threads tying the light of day to our hearts; wrapping the packages in folds of vitality and love and tangling them together with ribbons of shining … Continue reading

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Mistlands – Chapter 6

I bypassed a few servants on my way through the kitchen, barely acknowledging them as they nodded and respectfully backed out of my way. I turned through the cozy passage that led to the stairway on the opposite side of … Continue reading

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Mistlands – Chapter 5

I opened my eyes and gasped inadvertently from the wonder of it. I realized then that the oxygen content must be slightly lower in the air than what I was used to, but it was survivable and this somewhere was … Continue reading

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Mistlands – Chapter 4

It was difficult to judge the passage of time. My hunger gnawed at my insides and I felt some kind of slimy dirt spread on my leg as I shifted on the straw. I prayed and hoped it wasn’t fecal … Continue reading

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Mistlands – Chapter 3

I wasn’t sure where I had managed to pass myself to, but I knew it wasn’t the Mistlands. Not yet. My father’s lessons echoed through my memory as I struggled to continue on. The Mistlands are named for exactly what … Continue reading

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Mistlands – Chapter 2

I stood stone still, ignoring the jostling around me and mentally cursed. Fey come in all different types and it’s a blood based hierarchy. The one thing that it inevitably means, no matter what sort of fey you’re dealing with, … Continue reading

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Mistlands – Chapter 1

The phone rang. The sound grated in my ears and I viewed the device with trepidation. I wanted to pick up the receiver solely in order to halt the obnoxious noise, but I also knew that such an action would … Continue reading

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The Birch Copse

The blue of morn, the velvet of night, the shining of the birch tree bough; everything carries me to you, every sight and scent a raft taking me to your body’s shore. With implacable sweetness, I alight among the abundant … Continue reading

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Fire

You are more than love, more than life: The fiery kiss, the heat of fire. You are translucency, chorus of discipline, abundance of flowers. Your mouth, a drop of gold like Sol upon my lips; a dulcet vintage made from … Continue reading

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Garden of Our Night

When you blink, it is as twilight. Your open eyelids herald the return of starlight; shining against the gloaming peach of your skin. Your glittering eyes by lantern-light are but two fragments of cascading stars. I want to kiss the … Continue reading

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