This is the story of Chris, warts and all, from the age of five to about sixteen..
Like all of us Chris has had many experiences in life, some good, some bad. He's also had successes and failures, just like you and me. This is about how he coped with the hand that life dealt him and started to grow up.
It's an emotional story with many ups and downs, so if you can take the pace, have the tissues ready and read on.....
Morning Moon is a a collection of my current poetry. It has no centralized theme although the first opening poem and the planned final one will serve to encase all the poems between as a journey through the stories and experiences I’ve witnessed in my life.
Arad Ansari is a homeless street slug in the Grey District A-5 colony. Work is hard to come by and he has to compete with the animal/human hybrids called DemiShou and forces him to make his way in less than savory methods. Getting off-planet sounds like a godsend, but fate has a way of complicating the best opportunities of a man with little luck.
Three souls from three different times mysteriously entwined: Thomas from 1929, Johnny from 1959, Jude from 2019. Each have lived in the lighthouse, a lighthouse that is full of beauty and mystery. The mystery of the story is how these three souls are connected.
Winter Maestri leads Peraza after his parents' suspicious and tragic death. Andyvion, a servant from the household of the new king of the neighboring land, leaves his home and his mates to warn Winter of a plot. Winter will do anything to keep himself and his land free, even take on a fake mate. But Hazeth Montcroix is a bit more than Winter expected and the fake mating may become real, no matter how Winter fights his feelings for Hazeth.
Gunni is a 16 year-old violinist who has just been hired as the leader of the Icelandic Symphony Orchestra. Siggi is the 19 year-old Principal Cello who is not at all happy with this new development. This kind of plot obviously demands that Gunni develops a crush for Siggi, but that's just the beginning. The story is told by Gunni and Siggi in their own distinctive way. Expect everything from humour to drama, and of course music (and plenty of fun in bed!).
Jacob left Eli with more questions than answers when he turned the gun against himself.
Now Eli, quiet, docile and transparent, tries to pull back the layers surrounding his boyfriend's sudden death, and the people responsible -- accidentally finding love, losing love, and hiding in the shadows of a murder investigation.
Even behind bars, Jacoby has found joy in life. Love. Family. Even happiness. That doesn't mean the sins of his past won't catch up to him, though. In prison, there is nowhere to hide from them. He's trapped. What would you do to guarantee your freedom? Would you betray everything and everyone you loved? How can you be sure who might be holding a shiv to your back?
Two twin boys, and gay. How to tell this story is simple but complicated. Devon a boy of 16 struggling with difficulties of a home life. Josh a boy of the same age, that has everything he wants, but one thing, his brother. Both are struggling with their past and maybe present. Hopefully they find each other. Together they might overcome, what is to come.
Every day after school, young Zack runs home after his last class, hoping to avoid his abusive father's rage and avoid anymore physical and emotional bruises at home. It isn't until he meets a beautiful stranger at school that he begins to wonder whether or not he's worth anything at all. Can he live in one world and fantasize about the other? Or will he have to choose?
After losing everything, Sherman makes a drastic decision with impossible consequences. A second chance, a mulligan on the last ten years, to learn from the mistakes he made the first time around. While Sherman is excited about making the most of this opportunity, he struggles to assimilate. He has the wrong set of memories, strange dreams about his former life and a sinister feeling that if it seems too good to be true, it just might be.
Rick Spivey had his own issues at Polk High, but when he met the mysterious Taine Maxwell, he developed an obsession which would change both of their lives forever. Something about Taine brings out both the best and worst in Rick, and in his quest to win the boy's heart, Rick undergoes a transformative journey of his own.
Nathanial Miklas has an interesting side-job. He's an empath who can untangle what's going on under the surface people show the world. His own world is finally carefully arranged how he wants it, safe and contained, different from his past. Will the man he meets on his latest job break him out of the protective box he's put himself in, or just put him in danger?