Monthly Archives: September 2016

I Lock the Door

I lock the door upon myself and swallow any cries and beat the walls with fists made strong with resolve for I do not want this life of richness of feelings of a constant cacophony of want any longer. I … Continue reading

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Bigger Than You

It was the first day of autumn and the bright air was hardly stirring when I was caught, red handed, being bigger than you. And my turtle reflex must have been broken, for I did not pull back in time … Continue reading

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Book Snobbery, Fairy Tales and Reality

Book Snobbery, Fairy Tales and Reality BY THE SILO – SEPTEMBER, 19TH 2016     “The way to read a fairy tale is to throw yourself in.” ― W.H. Auden “In a utilitarian age, of all other times, it is … Continue reading

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Silver Threads

Silver Threads ~ Silver threads caught the light and disappeared into a shifting pattern of flowers and vines and a garden held taut and dust free against the wall forever. And people filed past it and looked and wondered where … Continue reading

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Thank you!

Originally posted on Jane Dougherty Writes:
Yesterday the final book in The Pathfinders went on general release. I have been touched by the support of my lovely blogger friends. There’s not much I can do by way of thanks except…

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Avatars and Underbellies. Now…if that title doesn’t grab you….

Having a blog for me is a tangle. Am I a blogger? A poet? A (real) writer? A nuisance?   The thing about writing and about blogging in particular… is that you WANT to be brilliant. (Yes, you do. Admit it.) … Continue reading

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All Those Nights

  All those nights and grey grainy mornings and all the days of long hours and sour air, all the sitting and sighing and too sad to think of anything not tinged with sulfur, and trying to ignore something that … Continue reading

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