When —   A poem to begin 2017

When — A poem to begin 2017

  when — follow silk clouds that blend overhead train whistle greetings come and gone crunch of gravel beneath sneakers torn catch cones of pine that spiral away singular wind scents in river of time silent, ticking, no matter claim shaggy dogs that spar at the...
She Believes, an unexpected poem

She Believes, an unexpected poem

I thought this would be a story, but it turned into a poem. She Believes She can’t sleep Mind full, not mindful 1:30 a.m., it bothers her Wisteria gone wild, yes, wisteria after a dozen years of peace spreading rude tendrils across the yard choking the tomatoes 2...

So Beautiful — Complete story

Here’s So Beautiful, the entire story: So Beautiful By Laura McHale Holland Engulfed by early morning fog, Marcie spots a dusty green bottle in The Gap’s storefront window. Beyond vintage, the glass vessel leaning against a mannequin’s boot is conspicuous amid...

So Beautiful – Part 4

Here’s the fourth installment of my short story So Beautiful. The first three parts are at: http://lauramchaleholland.com/fiction-2/so-beautiful/  So Beautiful — Part 2 So Beautiful – Part 3 So Beautiful – Part 4 Marcie sees Jason go down, then Kelly. Unable to...

So Beautiful – Part 3

Here’s the third installment of my short story So Beautiful. The first two parts are at http://lauramchaleholland.com/fiction-2/so-beautiful/ and http://lauramchaleholland.com/fiction-2/so-beautiful-part-2/ So Beautiful – Part 3 Ho lifts the Open/Closed sign...

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