Poem: January 26th by Red Haircrow

One of eight of my poems published in Sibling Rivalry Press’ Assaracus poetry magazine, Issue 09, (10 Jan 2013).   JANUARY 26th The taste of tears, in a room, on a bed, through my fingers the light rises and falls: silvered blush to shadeless gray, the unspoken suffering bleeds the skin hue and drains away. […]

That Day: Nine Eleven, September 11th, 9/11

Six a.m., and I’d just finished a long night on patrol. An infuriating highlight had been dealing with a frustrating situation where a drunken woman had caught her drunken boyfriend sexually fondling her underage child. A huge fight had commenced during which he bit her cheek open, yet after we arrived and worked out all […]

I Have To Dance: Grieving For a Suicide

It’s never an easy thing, even if it is someone you haven’t seen in a long time. When you hear what’s happened, when you learn they are dead, for me anyway…when I am first told, I breath a sigh of relief. You might think that’s odd, but I the first thing I think is, “They […]