In Shadows

I came across his image, alive upon the screen; my breath caught suddenly within my throat, my heart grew heavy, mind suddenly weary, and still I could not look away. For in that brief and fleeting moment, taken completely unawares, I gazed into the shadows of my very soul, remembering what was lost there. imageContinue reading “In Shadows”

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Awakenings

We were at the Renaissance festival in Washington Gardens; a beautiful southern park which sits along the banks of the Intracoastal Waterway. A place where you could lay your blanket and picnic under the canopy of ancient oaks, as pods of dolphins breech the surface and play in the blue green waters just a fewContinue reading “Awakenings”

CROSS OF CHANGE

She reached with trembling hands In the one direction She knew she shouldn’t Precariously she traveled To the edge of deaths ledge Desperate to feel anything Craving his rejection She raised her arms As if to take flight The ground shook violently Breaking night’s silence She heard the hoof beats Coming hard and fast OverContinue reading “CROSS OF CHANGE”

Idle hours

Night falls And the door of Loneliness Opens once more Wandering thoughts Leading deeper Endless hours Pass by idle Tears born of Frustration Wanting so much To believe While truths falsities Ebb and flow Raging as the sea To shed tears of happiness Heart swollen with joy From the gift of truth Another should bestowContinue reading “Idle hours”

Stop, Pause, Rewind

It had been a week since they buried their eldest son; something that no parent should ever have to do. She sat alone in the den, her husband having long since gone to bed. There wasn’t much communication; it seemed there was nothing left to say; only grief, sadness and deafening silence hung between them.Continue reading “Stop, Pause, Rewind”