We have always lived in the castle…you may know the one…the one with the heavy red doors. My mama loved the color red. All the doors, the cabinets in the kitchen, the bathrooms and her entire bedroom chamber were red. She had heavy crimson curtains to black out the room, a ruby red down comforter, … Continue reading The Castle With Red Doors – Donna Matthews
With its high walls and heavy gates that open with the gleam of gold the flash of plastic we have always lived here secure in our large vocabularies and convoluted grammar and our knowledge of which fork to use. We have always lived here and wondered why others choose to live in crowded tenements and … Continue reading We have always lived in the castle – Sarah Connor
We have always lived in the castle. Not me personally, mind, but our family has been in the castle as long as there has been one. Before even. We were on the site when Boyda and his people raised the wooden palisades upon our hill. Those were pleasant times, and we lived in harmony with … Continue reading The Inhabitants – Padre
we have always lived in the castle safely nestled behind thick stone walls tall metal gates their wickedly pointed tips razor sharp murky moat full of frogs turtles koi we have always lived in the castle playing tag hide and seek in dusty rooms with the living . . .and the dead we are never … Continue reading We Have Always Lived in the Castle – Christine E. Ray
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We have always lived in the castleAway from the watchful eye of sunand the rebuking shadow of moonHidden from the beeping radar of menso separated from nature they burylies into the ground and call it discoveryI call it a mallet to the back of the headWatch the bitter screams leakFeel the warm redDon’t you wish … Continue reading We have always lived in the castle – DEVEREAUX FRAZIER