Cache Creek Everything I’ve lost is here in the eddies, the face I had when I was young reflecting in still water, the voices of my lovers audible in ripples. This mud on the bank is the work I didn’t love and that arching branch the enterprise that saved me. Wet stones beneath my feet... Continue Reading →
Murder, Mayhem, and Magic Cover Reveal
Party date: September 5th and 6th
Synopsis: “When you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, no matter how improbable, must be the truth.” – Sherlock Holmes.
But what if the truth is not only improbable, but otherworldly? Meet Alistair Gordon and Jerome Garibaldi, two Victorian gentlemen and part-time sleuths. Not only do they follow in the footsteps of the greatest detective who never lived, they meet more than they bargained for when a case of magic goes horribly wrong.
Accompany them on a journey through several Victorian murder mysteries, from a marriage that was not meant to be to a match celebrated with rose-petals. Join Alistair as his investigations lead him to opium dens and follow Jerome turn his life around as he stops being a…
View original post 46 more words
Initiate Most likely the fear arrived with a clown too soon. Unlike the more subtle disguises, and always mother and her kind, the silent siren of the red nose said—be afraid—recalling faces in the car pulled over, the anger afterward, or the streak of red, the scream-engine passing—buried for a nightmare. It was the latex... Continue Reading →
This Changes Everything (The Spanner Series Book 1) Author - Sally Ember Synopsis Are YOU ready for the changes? The five alien delegates from the Many Worlds Collective (MWC) come in hologram form to the selected liaison for Earth, Clara Branon, Ph.D., 58, for the first time on December 21, 2012, after several millennia of... Continue Reading →
Carnival Evening Henri Rousseau, oil on canvas Despite the enormous evening sky spreading over most of the canvas, its moon no more than a tarnished coin, dull and flat, in a devalued currency; despite the trees so dark themselves, stretching upward like supplicants, utterly leafless; despite what could be a face, rinsed of feeling, aimed... Continue Reading →
The Taste of Rust in August Knoxville afternoons in summer, lightning on the air. The horses whinny, nervous; the chickens roost. Our chain-link fence is rusty. I like to taste it— that metallic clean I imagine to be the flavor of lightning. My brother was hit once, carrying... Continue Reading →
Guess 1 The jacaranda, for instance, is beautiful but not serious. That much I can guess. And that the view is softened by curtains. That the present moment is an exception, is the queen bee the hive serves, or else an orphan. 2 So the jacaranda is foreign and extravagant. It gestures in the distance. Between... Continue Reading →
A note to the reader: this is not a poem The pictures are falling from my walls Because the paint is too heavy. Illlusionary landscapes are real landscapes now. No need for tonality or warmth of colour. Now I write another poem that nobody will read. There is loneliness in these words I tell you... Continue Reading →
Updates on Health and Healing Essential Oils https://mauldinfamily1.wordpress.com/list-of-essential-oils-and-their-magical-properties/ Visit: https://mauldinfamily1.wordpress.com/aromatherapy-information-about/spiritual-and-magical-properties-of-essential-oils/ For more information. Purchase all of your Spiritual Aromatherapy Needs at: http://www.mountainroseherbs.com/index.php?AID=138229 Debra Mauldin Certified Aromatherapist
Morning Prayer and Healing Affirmation https://starlitstuddedrevelations.wordpress.com Give me my scallop shell of quiet My staff of faith to walk upon My scrip of joy, immortal diet My bottle of salvation My gown of glory, hope’s true gauge And thus I’ll make my pilgrimage (Sir Walter Raleigh 1554-1618) Every Cell in my body vibrates with energy... Continue Reading →