Coming from Brigids Gate Press: my story, "Effigy" will appear in Dangerous Waters: Deadly Women of the Sea.
My poems, Kraken and Wishes are featured this month in the Beware! Dark Seas Author & Artist Showcase. Each year, Jolene Haley features dark stories and creations for the month of October. Come walk along the dark shore and meet the watery denizens that lurk there.
CAPTAIN G by Victoria Nations Rough seas at bedtime, the faithful crew of stuffies rush around, pulling ropes and sails. My glass scans the horizon, but riding the surf is too thrilling to turn into that calm port ahead. A huge island rises above the waves, and we cry: It’s a gum ball! I love … Continue reading Captain G – A Love Poem For May 20
DOODLING by Victoria Nations Doodling things with tentacles And teeth That's not right It should be beaks and tentacles And suction cups And delightfully slimy skin It should be aquatic And shape-shifting And fast But There it sits Furry and toothed A cunning eye turned up Staring And tentacles I can’t see where all the … Continue reading Doodling
WISHES by Victoria Nations I saw the sun sink into the ocean and the water steamed up where it touched, and though the ocean was large, the sun was so much bigger. I watched the sea boil away as the sun kept sinking down, and finally it sat balanced on the ocean floor. A sheath … Continue reading WISHES