Tag: #readers

Authors love new readers

All are welcome. Agility not required. (Thank you, Pixabay, for the free cute monkey image. I made him pay for the book)

This Moment is for You

I just want to take a moment to thank you, all my blogging buds, for the time you have spent looking at my posts and for following me. For a writer, there is no greater compliment. (I know I ramble about all kinds of…

UNHINGED

There she was, the unbuttoned girl who didn’t know right from wrong, who always took the path over thorny ground. Demented in heart and void of conscious. Squeezing the life out of my bordello one person at a time until she did it to…

A Power Punch of Memories

Some say it’s peculiar that I remember so much of my first few years of life. But things like the burning of a hand, or the birth of a little sister, stay with you forever. I remember helping to pin Delma’s cloth diapers around…

Opium for a price

The opium she was soon to inhale would taste much better than Greta’s fattening candy. Fifteen minutes later, exactly where she wanted to be, Ben grinned and escorted her inside his Substandard establishment. His eyes had dark circles beneath them but his crooked smile…

What Grandma Says

(I left out some pictures to tickle your imagination) Grandma says she visits Mollybird land. But Grandma is silly. She plays in the sand. She hops in a chair, I see her eyes glisten She tells me to sit down and carefully listen. “There’s…

Ain’t no room for belly achin’

  The windows are open and the summer breeze floats across my bed like a puff of air that puckers and ends up whistling out a happy tune. Anything bad that might have happened during the day has been blown on through. I hear…

The Red Bordello Door-To Enter Or Not?

  If you choose to go inside… Madam Fannie Porter will answer your knock, her  head tilted back and a hand on her protruded hip. If you are a customer, she’ll first point out her list of rules and if you don’t follow them,…