The Long Path By Raymond Roy #poetry

The sign means STOP, to all refugees, it has been years since we have seen any trees. Rifle and young child upon my shoulder, radiant heat off a Turkish boulder. Granite boulder on our neighbors land, we seek escape, from a tyrants hand. Unwelcomed people, we accept a fate, choosing to live, versus war and … Continue reading The Long Path By Raymond Roy #poetry

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Blueberry Hill By Raymond Roy #FffAW #humor

Wild blueberry season was in full bloom. Samantha and Sarah sat with their bucket on the hillside as they weren't permitted to pass over the bridge to the fields. Frustrated, "What the Heck? Who ever heard of toll bridge that only takes credit cards. " Samantha grumbled. "Look at all the heavy bushes on the … Continue reading Blueberry Hill By Raymond Roy #FffAW #humor

20$ on pump two (the vengeful soul patch) by Raymond Roy #Fffaw Flash fiction

Hypnotic embers, a lavanous symphony culminating with a gaseous crackling POP! Tiny meteor, a glowing spark shoots toward my face, landing just under my lower lip. I snap out of my dream state. I think nothing of it. Back home, yawning, Monday morning mirror, Oddly, a soul patch had grown in overnight where the ember … Continue reading 20$ on pump two (the vengeful soul patch) by Raymond Roy #Fffaw Flash fiction

Friends With Benefits By Raymond Roy #FFfAW

Friends with Benefits by Raymond Roy Flutter flutter flutter, the golden finch landed on my open palm. CRRack! Splitting open one of the many jet black sunflower seeds I held. “Finch”, “You are a truly handsome creature”. “Thank you” Finch replied. And you are a gracious human being. I so enjoyed our mornings together. “Finch, … Continue reading Friends With Benefits By Raymond Roy #FFfAW

Raven, Brother Raven by Raymond Roy. #Poetry #FlashFiction

Raven, Brother Raven..... Raven, Brother Raven, Is there a message that you bring? Mysteriously different from other birds, who choose to chirp and sing. Raven, Brother Raven, Blue-steeled feathers, ebony-onyx colored eyes, Curiosity and character,I'm bewildered at your size Raven, Brother Raven, Poe did quoeth you "Nevermore", with his somewhat twisted mind, Natives legends infer, … Continue reading Raven, Brother Raven by Raymond Roy. #Poetry #FlashFiction

Legacy

Image Credit: Dion Kaszas In remembrance of a good man I am standing still in a bit of shock, others walk toward a ticking clock. A legacy begins, life story complete, knowing God, has prepared a seat, Crooked smile, slicked back hair, to us “Uncle Larry”, to Aunty Mackie, simply,” Lair”. Cigarette hanging, and happy … Continue reading Legacy

“You Must Like Butter” By Raymond Roy #writephoto #domesticabuse

"You Must Like Butter" By Raymond Roy #writephotoThe bright yellow flowers were reminiscent of when as a child, we would hold a dandelion under each other’s chin. If your chin reflected yellow, it meant you liked butter. The fringes on the brand new fat rubber tires created a whirring sound as the whipped against the … Continue reading “You Must Like Butter” By Raymond Roy #writephoto #domesticabuse