Take a Picture

“Take a picture,” he said, the white tassle of the Santa hat dangling in his eyes. I stared, not wanting him to see the desire hiding beneath my skin. His muscles tensed turning his tattoos into even more grotesque images of skulls and goblins, but I had always thought those pictures beautiful because they lived […]

Whispers in the Dark

Dear Johnny, For so long, all of these words I have for you have been nothing but whispers in the dark.  I lie awake murmuring your name, imagining your fingers clutching mine.  Now, my words float through the world waiting for someone to listen.  It is so freeing to speak these thoughts after so many years of keeping […]