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"What Was That Noise?" A Twisted Tale

"Let yer eyes be adjusted a bit boy, afore ya walk a step more" the old man warned in a harsh whisper. His grandfather, Sean O'Riley, had given him the warning just as he was about to move forward into the dark foyer of the house. This wasn't a house...

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A Maelstrom of Mental Machinations Maybe!

I have always and I mean always, loved alliteration and rhyming words. That "Peter Piper" tongue teaser has been a challenge to me since I first heard it trip off a playmate's tongue at the dawn of time. It's quite likely my failure to reproduce the whole,...

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Cogitating on Words by Francesca Quarto

The world is made up of words. Words describe our environment, our feelings, our views of life and death and everything in between. Language skills, however, are underrated. Words are given as little thought when exiting a person's mouth, as taking the...

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When Night Falls Like A Dark Rain: A Poem

When night falls like a dark rain, covering all with inky splotches of wet All sound is muffled beneath the stone of gray When night falls like a shade of velvet drifting over a window framing the moon all light is smothered and its memory quickly fades...

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Eating Your Words

It's a rare person indeed, who goes through life without ever regretting words they have spoken in a heated moment. The phrase "Eating your own words" certainly signifies that the speaker has launched a volley of verbiage that they will someday, come...

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Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf?

It's a rare kid that hasn't heard the children's story "The Three Little Pigs". The three brother pigs set off to make their way in the bacon-eating world and are each beset over time by the evil character, The Big Bad Wolf. Depending on how each pig...

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