Plea to Mourn

Mourn. For all souls lost. Either shot or blown apart, either criminal or civilian, either innocent or terrorist, 'cause they’re all humans. Mourn. For all lives altered by war. Children who grow old without parents. Parents who buried their own child. Fiancee who was not able to say ‘I do’. Soldiers who were not able… Continue reading Plea to Mourn


The burning ball seating proudly at the highest height, burns the stoned alley towards a home without a light. There a nameless man lives with no living thing but himself. Surrounded by less non-breathing things, to him was left. Once he was known as a dashing bachelor, until a deceitful woman snatched his valor. Now he lives… Continue reading Nelipot


Crevasse: A Cinquino* I made a nest inside a beating crack without knowing it was your own sinking soul’s hole. — ©2016 Rosemawrites@A Reading Writer. All Rights Reserved. Photo credit: Word Inspiration: Sarah Doughty of Heartstring Eulogies (Thank you, Sarah!) *Cinquino is seems to me is a gimmicky invented verse form that reverses the syllable count… Continue reading Crevasse

And Then

And Then: A Haibun* Cheers and squeals like flock of giddy birds bade goodbye to the newly weds. Hand on hand, he takes her to the restored Cadillac that took her to the church this morning. Twenty more minutes they'll arrive in their home, amid winter's rash cries their bodies will create warmth of their own.… Continue reading And Then

Kryptonite: A Kyrielle

Kryptonite: A Kyrielle ©2016 Rosemawrites@A Reading Writer Beneath the tenacious facade, envy and doubt's nest has been made, pushing out contentment and might, everyone's got a kryptonite. Beaming smiles, pretentious laughters, deep inside lies despaired monsters, eating hopes inside frail young heart everyone's got a kryptonite. Breaking free of the tainted past, criminal mind erased… Continue reading Kryptonite: A Kyrielle