The Unlikely Trouble with Pecan Pies

Recently, round one results of the NYC Midnight 2019 short story contest were released. My piece, “The Unlikely Trouble with Pecan Pies” placed forth and I moved on to round two!! Without further adieu: The Unlikely Trouble with Pecan Pies   By Erin Crocker   The screen door of Emma Lee’s Beauty Shop didn’t get… Continue Reading


The Day Yoga Pants Ate My Life

It was a week before suburbia strangled me, with its Mayfair filtered landscapes that garnished cropped homes and bottles of Domaine Georges & Christophe Roumier Musigny Grand Cru  on Bunko night. It was the week Yoga pants seduced us all with the way they forgivingly stretched to accommodate  an evening spent with too many gas station… Continue Reading


When Good Friends Ruin Movies OnDemand

  I’m taking a short break from poetry. In fact, I should be finishing up the second book in a series that I haven’t bothered publishing yet. This afternoon, I have decided to table my “to-do” list consisting of scraping oatmeal off of the floor with an ice scraper, prying horse riding helmets out from… Continue Reading


Things That Make Me Go– Hmmmm.

Like already being late, as I’ve mentioned before: to get SIX KIDS out of the door and in the car, everything must work as a machine. If one tiny, teensy-weensy, miniscule, itty-bitty (Enough adjectives– you get the point) thing goes wrong, everything falls apart like those domino structures we used to make as kids, uhm, before… Continue Reading


Pillow Talk

All I can say folks is that my spring break did not go as planned. As the weekend neared and mid-terms were handed in, all I could envision was folded laundry, a clean pantry, and clutter free countertops. In reality, I was met with a horrendous migraine, which felt as though somebody had shoved an ice pick… Continue Reading