It's hard to believe another month has come and gone! I'm happy to say that this past month was filled with a lot of wonderful reading. Episode 2 of The Storied Page is now available. In this episode, we discuss some of the books we read recently including The Housemaid's Secret, The Post Office, The… Continue reading The Storied Page Podcast—Episode 2
Author: Lisa M. Gott
I’m sinking in your aftermathyour anchors too tight to freebits of me bubble to the surfaceas I choke on what used to be your shadow hangs above as you push down the floor belowI kick and dance in the watermatching the beat of death’s flow there was a time we were happybut that’s been washed awayleaving… Continue reading Save Me
The Storied Page Podcast—Episode 1
My husband, Buddy, and I are lucky to share a passion for both reading and writing. We often sit at our dining room table, hot coffee in hand, while we talk about books we have read and others we are excited to read. And because we are both writers, inevitably, these talks end up venturing… Continue reading The Storied Page Podcast—Episode 1
I’m Going to Camp!
Hello, friends! First off, I want to thank you for visiting my little corner on the internet. When I launched my site earlier this year, it was my intention to blog at least on a semi-regular basis. Unfortunately, life got in the way and other than posting some of my previously written poetry and fiction,… Continue reading I’m Going to Camp!
Image by DAPA Images on Canva slipping through my handsyou bounced right off the keysstealing away the tempoto meditate in the breeze flipping back the pagesto the beginning I returnedplaying through the motionshoping this time I had learned I made it a little fartherclimbing up crescendo’s mountainonly to find you waitingto drown the tempo in… Continue reading Caesura
red drips down onto a dried landscapeeyes roll back under the cover of lidsshe was granted front row ticketsthe tattered edges of a film play fingers dance unconsciouslytap, tap, tapping to the musicas the credits roll, an introductionto the actors who wish to play their story familiar yet foreigna force compels her to write itwords… Continue reading Mortal Fascination
Image by kirin_photo on Canva I grab my favorite dress from the closetthe red one with white flowers and a holeand walk out to the porchthe afternoon sun greets meand my chilled skin can taste the warmth slowly sippingsipping the last of summer I step into the crocs sitting by the back doorthe bright blue… Continue reading Slowly Sipping
Book Review: Remarkably Bright Creatures by Shelby Van Pelt
Image Source: Haper HarperCollins Publishers Every so often a book will etch a part of itself on your soul, leaving a forever mark. That will paint a part of your existence in a color far too beautiful to ever describe. It will leave you changed. And you will leave it grateful. Remarkably Bright Creatures is… Continue reading Book Review: Remarkably Bright Creatures by Shelby Van Pelt
Image Source: Pexels-2286921 from Pixabay The streets were moist. Remnants of the storm hovered over the morning, making it dark and gloomy. Heels and loafers smothered the sidewalks. A sea of forlorn expressions. Briefcases sliced through the bitter air. And horns cried out in protest to the end of the weekend. Behind Joe’s on 81st,… Continue reading Arthur