The Story of Charlie (Part I)

April 23 2013
"B-I-N-G-O" Those were the five letters I remembered as a child.  In elementary school, at the Ice Cream Social, there would be a bingo game.  Ms. Tran, the second ... Read More...

Grayson’s Pet

February 5 2012
Dogs named Frosty, Flipper, Mr. Sparkles, Comet, Clifford and Spud. Ferrets named Teddy, Granite, Aspen, Scotch, Gloria, Evian, and Zach. A hamster named Splat, but Spud ate ... Read More...

AD VIVUM

May 18 2011
“OH! I’m sorry.” “Excuse me?” “I was staring at you. I thought you saw me staring at you.” “Excuse me?” “You look… I didn’t mean to… I thought ... Read More...

I Ask

May 18 2011
Love, stay with me. If you are lost, Let my tongue and teeth Make a way for you. If are godless, Build your temple in my ear. Let my soft body be your home. Forget ... Read More...

Mourning Song

May 18 2011
Coming into the world Like an amnesiac. Slick and root-pale. Still the Shivering and squirming heart Makes itself known. And pleads with Her stone sisters To be answered. O, imperfect garden! Look what you Have birthed. Hannah ... Read More...

Crash

May 18 2011
In February, the cold fingered dawn is late. My loosened soul, hung between my ribs, cries out. I am a coward. I run as he tries to make out the shape of his ... Read More...

See You on the Other Side of the Fence

July 1 2010
Priest’s off to the disco and dean’s asleep The age has its calling You tell me there aint gonna be a better chance We’re but to make it past the sentry And ... Read More...

Substance

April 5 2010
That’s the way it goes, she shrugged. Breath escaping in a ragged pattern. Shoulders rise and fall in anticipation of a reply The brutal truth from a fallen friend never ... Read More...

Carpe Diem Review is now on Flickr!

March 31 2010
Hey everybody. Hope things are going well! Just want to let you all know that Carpe Diem Review will be publishing our visual art works periodically on Flickr, ... Read More...

Procedural

March 20 2010
There’s a scar I’m not allowed to see. To the naked eye, it’s practically undetectable. The eyes often wander when the skin and the area are exposed – Distracted by the ... Read More...
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