Snow Black ch. 6 – A Danganronpa (Sonia x Tanaka) Fic

Sonia didn't see Fuyuhiko for at least a week, and even when she did see him after that, it was brief glimpses as he stomped by her in the hallway. No matter how often she tried to stop him to talk, he ignored her wordlessly, leaving her standing alone in the empty halls of the … Continue reading Snow Black ch. 6 – A Danganronpa (Sonia x Tanaka) Fic

“The Racist is Always Right,” a Short Story

Originally published (September 2016) in Geeky Press's Bad Jobs and Bullshit: It's Unlikely We'll Be Missed. I worked at a large chain department store in the southeast. We specialized in everything outdoors, from guns to swim trunks, which catered well to the caveman-like conspiracy theorists and government haters alike. He was an elderly man named … Continue reading “The Racist is Always Right,” a Short Story

“Words, Words, Words,” a Poem

Originally published (February 2, 2014) by scissors & spackle. Falling, lifting, jumping, tumbling, writing, reading words on paper, pages, paper, pages. Pacing words to find words to find words to find fine dining, lining the streets with gold nickels and brass plating. Plating, feigning and raining open worlds, open worlds, curl and unfurl, furling, furling, … Continue reading “Words, Words, Words,” a Poem

Silent Kisses ch. 4 – A Naruto (Sasuke x Hinata) Fic

Her house, especially in comparison to the Uzumaki household, was much more heavily decorated. Shelves lined the walls, and on each one were various knick-knacks and potted plants. Leafy, green vines grew wildly along the walls. They reached toward the floor and ceiling with reckless abandon and even grew towards one another, grasping out to … Continue reading Silent Kisses ch. 4 – A Naruto (Sasuke x Hinata) Fic

“The Telltale Heart,” a Poem

Originally published (April 27, 2016) in The Highlander. Clot, clot, clot,The heart,The artery,The left and the right,Stuff the trunks and the arches,Cave in the vena cava,Slip into the segment where the secrets are,Where the paling pulmonary:Beats, beats, beats.Batter the beating heart until it bleeds,Bleeds out the secrets and the tales,Hidden deep, deep down in the … Continue reading “The Telltale Heart,” a Poem

“America is Failing Our Students,” a Poem

Originally published (April 28, 2015) by Marr's Field Journal. Ocean like an ink well, drop drop drop as the people as the people like pens across a page. Dotting “i”s crossing “t”s, dotting eyes, dotting eyes, dotting eyes as pupils listening to teacher speak. Teacher speak, teacher speak, teacher speaking to empty schools of fish. … Continue reading “America is Failing Our Students,” a Poem

“A Science Fiction Poem about Star-Crossed Lovers,” a Poem

Originally published (August 29, 2019) by Z Publishing in Alabama's Best Emerging Poets 2019: An Anthology. I want to write a poem about outer space.A science fiction romance.Two lovers, stars in the Milky Way.Lovers, obsessed with the moon, Saturn,With nebulae and star clustersBecause there’s a spark in – a fascination inThe absence of civilizations – … Continue reading “A Science Fiction Poem about Star-Crossed Lovers,” a Poem