Honey, are you home?
Now we’re worlds apart, with the memories of our love, hanging on the walls. I dream of a time when I could still hold you in my arms. I wake up Expecting that lingering warmth on the sheets to once again find myself all alone.
Watching me with big, green eyes. She is backlit by the kitchen light and I lay in the dark of my room. Usually she purrs but this time she isn’t. Her gaze is intense. Focused. She growls and her hair stands on end. I feel movement in my bed, a shifting behind me. My cat […]
My name came to me from the darkness of the room, whispered. I cracked open my eyes, wanting to roll over and ignore the invading voice that jerked me from blissful sleep. “Jen,” my brother said. His face was only a dark outline and his teeth barely visible. “Don’t pretend to be asleep.” I laid […]