Journey #poetry #book #series

Journey is the next part of my series featuring Leanne, Gene and eventually Odyssey. Enjoy.

The Midnight Writer

This is the third part in my series, published in Inhale the Night andSleeping with Earth. The upcoming part will be in an eBook released by Darcia Helle this spring.


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Leanne heard them lecture

her on what it meant to be a

strong woman. But she felt

strong handcuffed to the bed….


Waiting for jail,

or more interrogations…


she saw flashes

of the Firebird she crashed

into the lake


because he said he loved it

more than her.


Now, it seemed so



he was never worth

a moment (or fake



she pleased herself

before the lights came on

and it was almost enough

to forget –

her child.


he could go to hell for

all she cared

but Journey was

a loss

clawing at her throat

each morning-


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