Dingo Moon by Alpheus Williams

I sit on the veranda having breakfast.  Nothing fancy, two fried eggs, one with a broken yoke, a rasher of bacon, toast, a grilled tomato with fresh leafy greens on the side.  Always have something green on your plate.  Make it a habit.  It’s good for you.   A raven lands on the veranda rail.  Watches […]

Mariticide by Alpheus Williams

We glittered, perfect teeth, smiles, skin. Talk show host gushed and fawned.  We told them embellished anecdotes of lives never lived, created by marketers we didn’t know.   A two-day stubble became haute couture by week’s end. A feather in my hair, preceded plagues of plucked feathers. Eye candy to millions, I induced a million […]