Spine Study :: Born To Wander

“Blessed are those whose strength is in you, whose hearts are set on pilgrimage.” Psalms 84:5 This past year, I read more Christian literature than the previous 27 years put together. A couple trips over to the bookstore on the campus of Central Christian College of the Bible had me stocked up for months at […]

Read More Spine Study :: Born To Wander

6 Favorite Reads of 2018

I managed to knock out 94 books in 2018 – a well rounded number I was happy with when December came to a close. My reading seasons were a lot like Oreo binges, y’all – I’d gobble down five or six and then not look at an Oreo again for two or three weeks. You […]

Read More 6 Favorite Reads of 2018

3 Poems that Remind Me of Home

Using a few of my photographs, I overlaid three poems which remind me of home each time I read them. Poetry is magic. It’s in the way words capture light or a cool touch or a whispered voice. Whether the stanzas are heavy with melancholy or light-footed with rhyme, poetry has a way of sneaking […]

Read More 3 Poems that Remind Me of Home

Sexual Musings :: Calyx

“There is desire in those wild eyes, a sort of dance between lavender irises, and you’ll let yourself be fooled into thinking it’s for you…But it’s for the foggy mornings and muggy nights. A hunger for young blossoms and whipping leaves, the low whine of water over rock, and stars kissing her skin.” ©️ Pearl […]

Read More Sexual Musings :: Calyx

Headwaters

I woke to apricot skies with cornflower edges- his arm pitched across the bare plain of my stomach. Somewhere between the inky fringe of moonlit hours and the feeding of a dawn wildfire, shadows like Lichtenberg scars in wood grain had feathered across the sheets. I can’t remember why I stopped looking him in the […]

Read More Headwaters