My heart clenches as the seconds click by, closer and closer to that moment when I know that there’s nothing left to do but hold your breath to keep from crying. I hate that I cry. I just want to hold on tight, pull you against me so that you won’t leave. I need you to stay, I need you to keep me from feeling as if I am a… Read More »Return to me.
The sun breaks through the bones of the winter trees warming stubborn birds that don’t seem to care about the bitter wind. It is still, cool and quiet, the rush has already passed. Morning commuters have already stumbled through their morning routines of coffee and emails. Now the calm returns and the rows of houses sit quiet again. The pale turquoise chalk board above begins to come to life with… Read More »Through The Morning Window
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“The Sacrifice” By James Courtney and Kaisy Wilkerson-Mills citystatewritings.wordpress.com Rebecca’s knees hit the cold, hard floor of the dungeon. Her breath was hot against her face; she inhaled sweat and few strands of her tangled, matted hair. A black hood covered her head; she could not see her surroundings. But her instincts, and the few conversations she heard from her captors, indicated that she was on Layer Five,… Read More »Guest Bloggers – City State Writers: Kaisy Wilkerson-Mills & James Courtney