all together in the end

Originally posted on The Matticus Kingdom:
The fog, heavy upon the land, stifled movement and choked what little light there was.? Even the moon, full and majestic, did little to break the grasp of the dense blanket of dew.? While the metal walls shielded me from the cold and damp, my bones still ached from…

The Very Sight of You

Originally posted on Vampire Maman:
This morning I spoke with my son Garrett (age 20, in college, six-hour dive from here.) I’m always so proud at how confident he is. In fact I’m proud of all of his friends, and my nephew Logan, for being so confident, especially when it comes to interacting with women.…

The Diversity Deal

Originally posted on Ali Abbas:
Diversity and inclusion are wonderful when they work in your favour. In the last week, Muslims like myself have been the beneficiaries of the world’s love and understanding. At airports around the United States people with open, liberal minds have acknowledged that most of us are just ordinary folk. We…

You Wait at My Door

Originally posted on Vampire Maman:
You wait at my door, Your bite still fresh, Your cries Your pleading Your banging The scratching Your love Astounds me You will not give up Fangs set Love forever I must let you in For after all Despite all Forever all I laugh I smile I let you in…

Beast of Winter

Manitou Forest, Manitoba, Canada A damn good day of hunting, Angus Kujak mused as his bloodied hands steered the truck between snow-covered pines. The antlers of his most recent kill rattled against the hood. Kujak rubbed his mutton-chop sideburns, feeling proud. Through the rearview mirror he glimpsed the pile of carcasses strapped to the flatbed. Atop…

Shadow

Originally posted on musing:
A life in the shadows was difficult, but Jimmy preferred it that way. At first it bothered him when no one took him serious. But than he relished it. They way everyone treated him, you’d think Jimmy was a homeless kid. Even his family treated him like an outcast. Jimmy’s older…