Charm

"It'll work like a charm," old man Geller said, smiling. "Just plug and play." Smiling, I took the small green-felt bag, the Ziploc baggy filled with weird trinkets, and a tiny vial of green ooze with glitter and herbs. Was that a gold tooth in there, too? "How do you...?" I started to ask but …

Dreams of Summer

  I really am a dreamer. Who says you can't fly? I can! But not this time. This time, I'm here at Lake Michigan! Here I am, dreaming now, sitting on this over-sized mountain of beastly flesh, listening to the sea gull's screech overhead, and the waves and I think I hear the playful splashing …

Deep Blue You

This was a timed 30-minute Word Snatch. We were given 30 minutes to write about this image. I called my short (240words), Deep Blue You. Deep Blue You Seeing you for the first time, I became aware of your pure beauty, your elegance, and your shy smile. What are you hiding, I thought to myself. …

Tea for Two

The directions read, "To enjoy fully and receive the most benefits, boil 12 ounces of fresh spring water, preferably after it has sat under the gaze of any full moon for one full day before, the day of, and the day after. Using your favorite non-metal loose leaf tea diffuser, steep the herb mixture for …

I Can Hear You!

We had been drinking heavily that day. It was the height of summer, the sun was out, and we had nothing better to do that Saturday afternoon. Me and my buddies were chilling on the porch having a laugh or two, thinking about going to the Big Lake. We were three hungry guys too! We …