More Than Distance

“How did it get so late so soon?” ― Dr. Seuss Do you hear the quiet tick Of the seconds passing by; Then the tock accompanying Unheard, or worse, unheeded. Their race, begun with hope At the glorious birth of a soul, Slowly turn to frantic And helpless madness; As they will soon cease Counting …

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Table For Two

“Good lord!” Lieutenant Batista covered his nose with his sleeve. “Leave this to forensics,” he told Quinn. They walked downstairs and watched as Jordan read the hand-cuffed Joey Alvarez his rights. Detective Quinn smirked at the bewildered look on Alvarez’s face. “What's he so shocked about? That the upstairs bedroom wasn’t a good enough hiding …

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Forces I Don’t Understand

It is hard to free fools from the chains they revere ― Voltaire Also read: Meeting God.  Child at play, plastic kitchen, Dad, bonding, at play with child: Dad moves little blue pan To the doll's little blue plate; No, stop, child, cries, Serve round table, from the right, Use red spoon once, silver thrice …

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