The Lunatic, the Lover, and the Poet

For My British Wench 8

For My British Wench

So, I’m just sitting down and pulling Tornado into my lap to rock him to sleep. My eye falls onto this very special card and poem that a Very Special Someone sent me. And as I’m thinking about Her, a line pops into my head. As it does so, a song...

Monday’s Muse: Come Lay Your Head 13

Monday’s Muse: Come Lay Your Head

Come Lay Your Head By Jessica Scott     Come lay your head, my little man. The day has been long and hard. Rest here between my neck and shoulder And I’ll sing you a song till your crying be over.   Come lay your head, my bonny young man. Tis...

My Date With Paige Preston 17

My Date With Paige Preston

Have you ever met anyone who made you feel as if you were on the wildest rollercoaster ride ever? I just did. About a month ago I made a date with Paige Preston, Dallas socialite, addict, and, well, let’s just keep this PG and say she gets around. To be honest,...

Is It Time To Build An Ark Yet? 7

Is It Time To Build An Ark Yet?

If you haven’t heard, Texas is being pummeled with rain and storms. This is the most rain I can remember, and I’ve lived here all my life. Just to give you an idea, according to the U.S. Drought Monitor, last year at this time, more than 71 percent of Texas was...

Today, The Sun Is Shining Brightly In A Lapis Sky 10

Today, The Sun Is Shining Brightly In A Lapis Sky

Love Song to the Sun God By Jessica Scott     Ah, Apollo! How long it has been since my eyes have seen your full splendor. How golden the locks upon your head, And how warm your smile! I have waited for your touch upon my skin For far too long....

Where Fascination Leads 12

Where Fascination Leads

Have I ever mentioned how big a horror fan I’m not? Seriously, I’m not into that kind of thing. I’ve never seen Hellraiser, or the Jason movies, nor any of the more recent horror series like Saw or Insidious. I have seen Nightmare On Elm Street, though (the first and third...

Neo 70’s Revival Music? Huh? 6

Neo 70’s Revival Music? Huh?

I have lived in Texas all my life. Growing up in a small town as a teen here was a little like what I imagined being at the tail end of space would be like. By the time all the new stuff reached us (e.g. music, fashion, fads), it was all...

Life Goes On 9

Life Goes On

Hello, my Darlings. Life throws you into a spin every now and then, and right now it’s my turn to be thrown off the merry-go-round. The last two weeks have been busier than I wanted them to be and will continue to be busy until after June 6th. There have been...

Because… 21

Because…

Hollow By Jesi Scott     i have space now. it’s empty, quiet, voids even in the shadows. places now to put things on the bare hangars left in the wardrobe.   the music box left to twirl (it’s tinny melody echoes in the barren rooms), forgotten papers, books, a picture-...

“Of All The Hearts In The World… 10

“Of All The Hearts In The World…

…You had to walk into mine.” (Yes, I totally cribbed Casablanca.) Have you ever wondered why certain people come into your life? Of course, you have. I am a total believer in synchronicity. I believe that people come into your life for a reason (not that we always understand that reason)....

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