Monthly Archives: January 2019

2019

  It’s gloomy and grey outside and not raining but the sky looks like it wants to. And it probably would if I stepped outside without a raincoat. You’d think the sky wouldn’t have a mean streak or sense of … Continue reading

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Metamorph (or My Defense Against the Dark Arts #45)

  I only noticed it when it was already grown thick enough to make my usual clothes unwearable, uncomfortable. Disgusted and fascinated both, I ran an apprehensive hand across my midriff and found my shell was smooth, nut hard and … Continue reading

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Albatross

  I hang limply, lumpily, without grace or charm of form, around your neck, and lurch in warning when your hand moves near. I am no mere reminder for you but a lifetime sentence.  And I,  the victim, must serve … Continue reading

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