Excerpt from “Black Swan Hunting”

Content Warning: this story alludes to spousal abuse and the assumed death/suicide of a distraught woman. I’ve been working on a writing project idea for a murder mystery with lots of twists and turns. Just what everyone needs, right? I love murder mysteries that involve birds – I’ve been writing them since I was 8…Continue reading “Excerpt from “Black Swan Hunting””

His Name Wasn’t John: A Poem

Content Warning: This poem addresses child trafficking and child laundering. This poem is based on true events. Reader discretion is advised. His Name Wasn’t John We play in his backyardConquer the big rock Footholds covered inLight blue-grey lichenWhile he saysStrange thingsTo a five year old mindHe talks of AfricaHe talks of memories:His parents still alive(NotContinue reading “His Name Wasn’t John: A Poem”

The Corpus Of Jane Doe – A Poem

Content Warning: This poem may not be suitable for all audiences and may contain information that some could find upsetting. Reader discretion is advised. The Corpus Of Jane Doe A mountain of paperworkEncumbers my dayIn the mortuary she waits-Chalk-white and purpleCoagulated blood at the pointsWe knew to be the lowestWhere she laid waiting to beContinue reading “The Corpus Of Jane Doe – A Poem”