On the Rocks – a poem

"On the Rocks"a poem by Jeremy C Kester If it seeks desolationCould it be alone?Forgotten like an empty glassBourbon’s stench still rifeTouching the air like a memoryIf she could be forgottenLeft from a drunken stuporVoid of familiarity with company For more poetry, consider purchasing a copy of Jeremy's collection: Change of Seasons: Selected Poems. Click … Continue reading On the Rocks – a poem

Two Things – a poem

"Two Things"a poem by Jeremy C Kester Do we understandthe difference between love& lust?Between pain & death?Or beauty & the vile?To hold something so tightthat it escapesthought or reasonLike we never had it at all. It can escape reason, life.As if there was a differencelike death & life, two coinsor the same coin flipped& loveor … Continue reading Two Things – a poem

Absorbing The Scent – a poem

"Absorbing The Scent"a poem by Jeremy C Kester Tending the gardenthe flowersbeauty surroundsand fallsthe petals not enoughto secure my lustbut to clip the flowerthe stem from which I takeand wish to placeinsideand steal it to my pocketto keep the beauty for meand none elsebut why do we stealsuch as I play with my fingersto absorb … Continue reading Absorbing The Scent – a poem

A Simple Story – a short story

"A Simple Story"a flash-fiction short story by Jeremy C KesterPart of Free Fiction Fridays “It’s a simple story,” my grandpapa said again. I sat on the stoop as he rocked back and forth in his chair. This was the way things had been that summer. Few words were ever spoken except the volume of those … Continue reading A Simple Story – a short story