When Waves Turn Minutes to Hours

His shoulders hit the earth With a soft thump Curls sweep across his eyes "I'm checking down. Will you stay by me?" Frenzied fight, finally still At 535 feet The sea cradles her prize "Fitzgerald, we are about 10 miles behind you." Crushing, burning his lungs Pain searing, licking As a million barbed tongues The …

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A Riot of Early Springtime Beauty

"How about a pepper?" Interesting.  Hmm... nope, I'd never add it to mango rice*.  "Sure." "Green, yellow or red?" Red. Squinting as clouds glide past the sun, sidestepping puddles of fallen cherry blossoms. "Is that bag too heavy?"  Mist hanging in the pale golden light. "You're already carrying lots of stuff." "I have a free …

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Ah Oui, Guys Like That…. [Beauty of the World]

"Who's that?" "You noticed him too," she said to her friend. "I think everyone did."  They laughed. "You gave him your number?" Her friend smiled. "Les frissons...." "Les gars comme celui-ci...." "Be careful." They looked at each other.  Too late! "Well, what else is life for?" . _________ Beauty of the World: In this series …

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