Short Story, Writing

Dark Shadows and Storms [short story]

By Corissa Haury “Mom?” I call throughout the house. She doesn’t answer the usual, “I’m home!” I call out when I return from my best friend’s house in the evening. Over the water, the sun is setting, and I knew she would be cooking up dinner. That is, she usually is cooking up dinner around this time. I look at my watch. 5:57. Where…

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Poetry

Melancholy Casco Bay [poem]

Melancholy Casco Bay  by Corissa Haury melancholy casco bay in summer rainy in deep green summertime landscapes edged with lustrous leaves and rich, thick underbrush dripping, dancing with the soaking breezes, bright birds sing to each other, flit brush to branch the sea crashes on the rocks of the islands seawalls battered like sieged stone castles on the edge of the…

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Poetry

watch the downpour coming onward

~ corissa e. p., may eighth, twenty-thirteen a.d. dedicated to l. percer, because she loves new england.   watch the downpour coming onward trudging forward, never fading watch the droplets turn to streams that join to rivers, glass windows skating   watch through windows, people run ever fleeing as thunder breaks see the lightning, bright as sun hear the roaring crash…

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