my poem titled “No Such Thing as Ghosts”

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This was just a funny idea that popped into my head. Not my best, but I like it. Enjoy!

The light from the hallway slips under my door

And bleeds onto my bedroom floor

Illuminating just enough

Like a lone street lamp on a long stretch of highway

For my sleep tinkered eyes to see

Something I had not expected

 

A woman with pearls draped around her neck

And a man in a bolo hat giving her cheek a peck

They stand just outside the reach of the hallway light

But their figures are cast white against the darkness

Glowing with subtlety light a dimming flashlight

 

I pull the covers farther up exposing just one eye

And the couple stops just long enough to heave a grunting sigh

They float over to my bed with curious faces

Like somehow I’m the most interesting thing of three possible in this room

Giving each other a glance they begin to laugh

A floating sound not anchored to a body

 

Two long shadows interrupt the hallway light under my door

And the couple looks down at me and chortles once more

When my mother opens the door and pokes her head in

Asking what all the noise is

I simply say that ghosts are responsible

“There’s no such thing as ghosts” she frowns

When she closes the door I look to my left

And the couple chuckling silently seem to disagree

-Collins

A book review

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I recently read and reviewed a very sweet and funny novel by the talented Cassie Mae. (Totally check out her books.) Here is that review!

5 “two squeeze” stars!

Have you ever read a book and connected to it so much that the characters not only become real to you, but you became them? That’s what this book was for me. I felt like I was Liz. I understood everything she said, did, felt and I loved Landon as much her as well.

This book is about what comes after the happily ever after. Liz and Landon have been together for years and are finally tying the knot. Exciting right? Not always. Life isn’t always a fairytale and there are hard things to deal with, not to mention the trivial things like socks on the floor. When Liz comes to the conclusion that her relationship has become stagnant in some areas, she proposes a bet. Winner gets to pick where they honeymoon. And what ensues is one of the most realistic portrayals of love and relationships that I have ever had the pleasure of reading.

This book was well written, well thought out and had me laughing, swooning and fanning myself over the sexual tension. It was sweet, flirty, fun and a pleasure to be immersed in. I didn’t want to leave their world.

I recommend this book to everyone. Seriously. If you love love, humour, chocolate and cheesecake, zombie props and movie sets, cute guys and trips to chocolateville, read this. You won’t regret it

-Turner