Posted in Fiction & Poetry



Fresh crisp liquid I savor

As an elegant pearl onion works its way

Through crushed ice

To a pinnacle, yes, at the bottom of the glass

Crystal frosted etched design



Like my grandfather used to make

That brought a tear to my eye

Way back when


Another with broken icebergs


As a second pearl rests

Still, sophisticated

I drink and am awakened

I absorb flavors deep

And exhale heady refreshness

The world sparkles

Eyes shine


A pitchfork swizzle, I spear my jewel prize

Glass chink-clinks

And I imagine years past

Strapless dresses

Straight skirts and suits

A ceiling fan hums


Of all the gin joints

I hear in my mind

But it was only a movie


Cold steam in my eyes

We’ll always have Martini

Drink deep, I imbibe




I’m a self-published author of two books, a blogger, grandma, mom, auntie and friend... I’m also a TEFL instructor, have lived in a few other countries besides the US. I love walking, cooking, reading, traveling, teaching, learning, language, movies, vampires, mummies, zombies, other assorted creatures of the night, science fiction, romance, action, adventure, classics, Latin, Soave, Chianti, D’Abruzzo, Ouzo, Sambuca, Bulleit Bourbon, Plato, the ocean and tanning.

4 thoughts on “Twilight

  1. Very deep. But I’d like to ask you why you would title your poem ‘Twilight’? It caught my eye. Your poem is very soothing. I just uploaded a new poem as well. Please have a look. 😘


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