On A Cold Winter's Night by Bg Ryan - [76 words]
Crowded Rooms by Bg Ryan - [69 words]
Fear Silo by Elboc Noj I know I'm not the only one filled with fear... [93 words]
Wanderlust by D G Williford You guess... vampire... or lover??? [150 words]
You Threw It Away by Jeni Jopes When someone says they love you, then they dont care suddenly and they just leave for no reas... [133 words]
You Sink So Deep by Jeni Jopes It's about a person I know that didn't care about anything. [146 words]
You Never Changed by Jeni Jopes How my ex boyfriend never changed a damn thing when he knew it was the best thing for him. Oh... [72 words]
Wrong File by Jeni Jopes My opposite friend. [88 words]
Writer's Passion by B C Mercer - [10 words]
When You Left by Jeni Jopes This is a poem about one of my best friends who moved to Chicago because of his father's job. I m... [123 words]
What's The Use? by D Donely Just my usual ramblings about... things. [74 words]
What's The Point? by Jeni Jopes Just what was in my head. [117 words]
Waltzing Whatever by Erik Sjoen - [240 words]
Walking Alone by Sara Roggy About how much of an impact someone had on my life. [135 words]
Too Young by D Donely Just my ramblings about how people seem to underestimate me just because of my age... *sigh* [90 words]
Things Aren't As They Seem by D Donely Please read and criticize all you want. Thanks. [90 words]
The Wait by Christopher Syrett - [58 words]
The Trip by Jeni Jopes Someplace or somewhere I go every day it sux. [70 words]
The Talking House
The Pressure by Sara Roggy This poem is about peer pressure, and things it can make people do. [223 words]
The Presidents by D G Williford Twisty and hidden.. You tell me.. I'll let you know if you're right. [122 words]
The Jump by Sara Roggy This is about a dream I had when I jumped into a river, wanting to die. [160 words]
The Entrance by B C Mercer A sonnet. [90 words]
The Edge by Christopher Syrett - [76 words]
The Change by Jeni Jopes How I changed. [197 words]
The Beating Of Wings by Peter Rivendell For you to decide. [254 words]
Tell Me The Way by D Donely I wouldn't mind some feedback on this, and my other poems, thanks. You readers rock my world!:) [93 words]
Spiritual Embrace by B C Mercer - [11 words]
Southern Beauty by B C Mercer Haiku of my home-state, North Carolina. No it's not an advertisement as mentioned in the revie... [7 words]
So Lonely by Jeni Jopes Everyone gets lonely now and then. I just do it more often. [123 words]
Silenced Heart by M Q Walters - [50 words]
Running Down My Face by Sara Roggy This is about how someone erased my tears, but then brought them back. [115 words]
Rules To Live By by D Donely Just a short poem that I wrote. I wouldn't mind having feedback. Thanks. [85 words]
Procrastination 2003 by D G Williford Waiting can be the death of you. [87 words]
Over by Glen Pearson A rare show of real feeling... [36 words]
Oceanic Orchestra by B C Mercer - [12 words]
Now And Then by B C Mercer - [185 words]
Nocturnal Juices by D G Williford Sexual demon encounter. [103 words]
Murder By Slumber by Erik Sjoen - [156 words]
Mother Please by Skyler Drevan A poem about a mother in dire need of help. [133 words]
Moksha by B C Mercer A spiritual poem. [170 words]
Magic And Wizards by D Donely Just a weird little poem. I was on a fantasy kick... by the way, I love any/all feedback!than... [116 words]
Madness Amongst The Dust by D G Williford Ssshhh! [81 words]
Lucky 17th by Buxton For the women I love dearly. [139 words]
Lost Time by D Donely I didn't write this actually, a friend of mine did. Just read and review. [54 words]
Life's A Soap Opera by Sara Roggy About my life being a soap opera with not enough love and too much drama. [118 words]
Kill Me by D Donely - [51 words]
I'll Be There For You by D Donely Just a lil' something my (ex) bf wrote me one time... I love it. [44 words]
I Won't Break by D Donely - [63 words]
I Was Bored... by D Donely I swear I wasn't high when I wrote this. Don't ask.. [124 words]
I Know You Love Me by Sara Roggy About a friend who I know really loved me, but couldn't say it. [171 words]
I Hate You!! by D Donely Just a poem about how I felt when my boyfriend and I broke up. It's not too well written, but, it'... [115 words]
How Do You Feel? by B C Mercer - [142 words]
Hounds by David B Doc Byron Doc Haliday, legendary sidekick of Wyatt Earp, pays his dues. [180 words]
Grandad by Christopher Syrett - [163 words]
Go Shut Down by Jeni Jopes This is about my worst enemy and how I would do anything to get her out of my life. thats like it.... [78 words]
Friends Forever? by Sara Roggy About how people say they are your best friend but then really hate you. [213 words]
Forget It by Sara Roggy About a friend who used to be my best friend but has now pretty much abandoned me. [138 words]
Floaters by D G Williford Beware of things that fly peripherally... [118 words]
Faust's Hotel by David B Doc Byron A habitual sinner checks into a cheap Hotel he can't check out of. [103 words]
Emotional Rollercoaster by B C Mercer - [267 words]
Don't Say It by Sara Roggy Don't say you don't love someone until you give it a try... [207 words]
Don't Pity Me by D Donely - [42 words]
Dilemma by B C Mercer - [134 words]
Determination by B C Mercer - [220 words]
Dante's Hotel by David B Doc Byron A sinner checks into a Hotel he can't check out of. [103 words]
August 1963 by Erik Sjoen Words. [352 words]
Are You Smiling? by Jeni Jopes This is about a selfish person that I know just read it and see. [158 words]
Always Have God by Sara Roggy No matter what happens, or who I becomes, I will always have God to care about me. [108 words]
All Alone... Just Me by D Donely - [65 words]
A Prayer For Lovers by L A Winterburn As the title suggest's. [30 words]
A Mother's Magic by B C Mercer - [9 words]
3193 25 Hours A Day by Erik Sjoen - [509 words]
2:50 Am by Jim Nicholson - [37 words]
15 Minutes Just Isn’T Enough by Erik Sjoen - [233 words]
021 Enter by Erik Sjoen Do tell.. [829 words]
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The Talking House
Echoes of old earth and stone.. are you listening?
D G Williford
Don't hate me because I'm crazy!
|AUTHOR'S OTHER TITLES (54)
A Rose In Winter (Poetry) Love that never bloomed... written in 1991 about a relationship that wasn't meant to be. [253 words]
About My Sisters (Poetry) Life is short... just ask Doc and Judith...I am very close to my sisters and wanted to pay tribute to them... [95 words]
All Hallows Eve (Poetry) ....graveyard play. [72 words]
Braided Belt From Hell (Short Stories) Frustration of trying to get to work on a rainy day... [393 words]
Bruises (Poetry) [55 words]
Buried Alive? (Poetry) Daylight dreaming and no way out. [89 words]
Chest Of Pain (Poetry) What happened to me but not this bad to make me quit smoking... it stinks, but so did I then. [69 words]
Daddy Where Art Thou? (Poetry) Poem about my daughter and her birth father.... [179 words]
Dear Stepdad (Short Stories) A stepson realizes what it takes to be a caretaker. [256 words]
Desk Lunch Part 1 (Short Stories) A middle aged sales rep deals with the confines of her life. [390 words]
Desk Lunch Part 2 (Short Stories) The same but more.... [346 words]
Desk Lunch Part 3 (Short Stories) The sales rep continues with her day... [314 words]
Desk Lunch Part 4 (Short Stories) On the way to postal... [303 words]
Desk Lunch Part 5 (Short Stories) She has totally lost it, but you guess... [153 words]
Desk Lunch Part 6 (Short Stories) Life goes on in the cubicle world... [136 words]
Dragonfly Mile (Short Stories) Whimsical flight of fantasy reality as a young woman tries to find her lost... you tell me... [191 words] [Fantasy]
Floaters (Poetry) Beware of things that fly peripherally... [118 words]
Garden Of Bones (Poetry) What lies beneath the backyard? [107 words]
Hothouse Lizards Part 2 (Novels) Voodoo, soul searching and Spanish moss.... [949 words]
Hothouse Lizzards Part 1 (Short Stories) Voodoo, New Orleans, Spanish Moss, etc... all the things that everyone wants to read about... [2,641 words] [Horror]
Howling Dog (Poetry) What I hear tonight with senses heightened... [107 words]
Is It Real Or Is It Memorex? (Short Stories) You tell me... [82 words]
It's That Time Of Year (Poetry) Memories, smells, sounds of Christmas to a young girl. [197 words]
Looking At The Moon (Poetry) Waiting for my lover...I wrote this about 12 years ago and I gave it to my husband for Valentine's Day after we were married... [149 words]
Madness Amongst The Dust (Poetry) Ssshhh! [81 words]
Man And A Tree (Poetry) What happens in a relationship when a man tries to contain a woman and not let her be herself. [215 words] [Relationships]
Mark Of The Beast Part Three (Short Stories) The saga continues with a gal stuck in Armageddon. [174 words]
Mist Walkers (Short Stories) How I feel every time I visit a new cemetary... [112 words]
Mold Or Old? (Poetry) A woman faces her fears of growing old... [116 words]
My Curse (Poetry) A woman is plagued by other's sights... [266 words]
Night In Antigua (Short Stories) Part one of a slighted warrior bent on revenge towards his derelict father... [194 words]
Nightmare At Brushy Creek (Short Stories) While sleeping dreams become reality... [106 words]
Nocturnal Juices (Poetry) Sexual demon encounter. [103 words]
Procrastination 2003 (Poetry) Waiting can be the death of you. [87 words]
Pull Of The Tides (Poetry) Lovers searching... who knows. [246 words]
Roachtrap (Poetry) Like sticky glue the roach is caught! [125 words]
Rutapottamus (Poetry) I think I saw a Rutapottamus... [114 words]
Smoke Lover (Poetry) Hint of smoke, love ? [68 words]
Take Me To The South (Poetry) Simple diddy re the South. [187 words]
The Countess Of Storymania (Poetry) Everyone knows. [13 words]
The Cubicle (Short Stories) Working in a box and what is does to the psyche... [104 words]
The Evil Root (Short Stories) Manna Madness runs rampant. [165 words]
The Hidden (Poetry) - [27 words]
The Keepsake (Short Stories) Love Story... read and review... come one come all! [837 words] [Relationships]
The Locket (Short Stories) You tell me.... Please read and review... feel free to comment! [880 words]
The Lost Garden (Poetry) Lost History. [129 words]
The Machine (Poetry) Sensitive abortion piece from the baby's viewpoint [160 words]
The Mantel (Poetry) Leaving your heart on the mantel.... and more. [160 words]
The Presidents (Poetry) Twisty and hidden.. You tell me.. I'll let you know if you're right. [122 words]
The Tree Of Life (Poetry) I have a tree in my backyard that I'm sure is the center of the universe... There is a suburbia of animals et all living there... Please Read... [119 words]
The Wooden Box (Short Stories) Lesson in shared grief through an antique box. [509 words] [Motivational]
Tick Tock (Poetry) Betrayal.... [55 words]
Wanderlust (Poetry) You guess... vampire... or lover??? [150 words]
White White Wonderland (Poetry) A short poem scaling seasons from childhood to adult... [134 words] [Motivational]
The Talking House
D G Williford
The wisteria climbed over the front porch and stretched its fingers toward the chimney.
I wonder how old I’ll be when I reach that far.
The bricks held hands and tried to keep each other from tumbling to the ground below.
They wondered how much time they had left.
The front porch swing coughed as its chains moved in the breeze.
I wonder which wind is going to be my last.
The bloodstain in the middle of the living room floor just sat there.
I wonder if anyone will ever find out the truth.
The moss on the walkway was crunched by a pair of Jimmy Choo’s.
I wonder who is wearing those Choo’s.
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"I liked this a lot. I'm not sure if the last line is meant to be humorous or not, but it made me chuckle a bit. " -- Molly B.
"Yes - humorously 'wry' - it is pretty clever. D.G Williford - D.G. Williford - that too - it's one of those great names like 'W.C.Grace' or 'E.E.Cumming's' " -- eh?.
"Thanks Molly... As I wrote this, I did not mean for it to be humorous but the last line jumped from my fingers and it stuck... Everyone has commented on that line... " -- Author.
"What are your thoughts of the last line? Should I change it, leave it, take a different path? " -- Author.
"leave it...it makes a statement" -- michelle.
"Thanks for reading it Michelle... It's one of my favorites that I wrote at work in about 10 minutes. Simple but it has a point... " -- Author.
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