Xandra Knight

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Demolition, Baby!

Tear ’em down <br>break it up<br>rigid attitudes<p>cementin’ you shut<p>wrecking ball<br>lever release<br>swing it girl<p>drop it, <i>please</i><p>sweep it round<br>let it swirl in<br>to a mound<p>…

Somebody Call The Plumber

By S Lynn Knight<p>The squat one-story brick complex known around town as the “<i>Wilting Willows”</i> had a cornerstone bearing the date 1971. To say …

Trains, Planes and United

By S Lynn Knight<p>Norma jerked her blue jeans up in a distracted fit of anger and sorrow. Forcing her back molars together turned her mouth into a grim …

Someone, Somewhere Hates You

It’s not safe for anyone in the world.<p>No matter who you are, what you believe, where you live, the skin you wear, or who you love, someone, somewhere …

Sparkle Dash

<i>By the light of the stars<br>you came and went</i><p><i>a silvery cloud, <br>a mother’s lament<br>slipping behind<br>the quarter moon</i><p><i>Time too short<br>‘good-bye’ too soon.</i><p><i>H</i>ad you …

I Need A Kumbaya Moment

I need a <i>Kumbaya</i> moment and if the world isn’t going to give it to me, I’m going to have to create one myself.<p>My flag is up. I surrender. One more …

Love.

I admire you<br>the Artist, of heart and <i>hues,</i><br>raining desire<p>a Maestro you are<br>in shades of lusty pouring;<br>the fields are muddy<p>A <i>double haiku</i> inspired by this …

I Owe It To These Cherries

Going out for milk last night, I lucked into a bodacius bag of perfectly ripened organic cherries. As I said, I had gone for milk and wasn’t in the …

The Best Relationship Advice In The World Is Not About Being In A Relationship At All

I don’t know squat about relationships, really, except what I’ve learned from being in the good ones <i>and</i> the bad ones.<p>Sometimes, it seems to me …

No Fear For The Day

An Original Song w/ Audio link<p>The other night the iPod was playing on shuffle in the kitchen while I did the evening chores and an unfamiliar song …

Welcome to Web City

Three Haikus Strung Together<p>Deep in blades of green,<br>they toil unknown to us;<br>until the dew falls<p>delicately hung<br>silky strands of moonlit thread,<br>the …

Garter Belts, Grammar & Gore

Writer: “Let’s talk about grammar for a moment, shall we?” Reader: “Good grief, writer! Could you pick a more irksome topic?” Writer: “Well, I’ve …

Like An Upended Bowl of Stars

You’ve probably heard the expression “drawing a blank” when referring to small lapses in memory and even experienced it yourself when failing to …

Chatter

Life Is A Fickle Mistress

An extra long string of reddish brown Rudraksha beads hangs in the corner of my porch.<p>They’re on the side where the breezes seldom enter. This …

The ‘UnDating’ Dating Guide

Whether you want to take a break from dating or you’d like to date more, <i>unavailability</i> is something you can’t ignore.<p>I don’t know whether <i>Murphy’s Law</i> …

Ode To Necessities

When you’re empty<br>let <i>me</i> fill you up<br>oh, to sip of<br>your bounty<br>my dearest mug, my cup<br>then gulp from your lip<br>the elixir of fiends<br>when cool enough<br>my vixen …