MESSAGE RECEIVED

I haven’t seen or spoken to him since the day of her funeral. We sat at the table with him and he made us laugh, with his stories and orneriness, just being himself. He was a pillar of strength, though the pain was clear in his eyes, he forced smiles for her sake and IContinue reading “MESSAGE RECEIVED”

TIS THE SEASON

White gossamer wings Reflecting the north-flowing waters Rapidly flying south Grey clouds lowly hover Looking as if to blanket the trees Reflecting the heaviness She feels in her heart The sadness That floods Her soul While others plan their festivities To mark a time of giving thanks All she can do is wander lost UnderContinue reading “TIS THE SEASON”

LEFT BEHIND

She sat in the corner, listening to the deafening sound of silence, the room cold and dark, but for the faint amber glow of the accent lamp that illuminated the edge of her desk. She looked at the untouched plate of food and her stomach recoiled at the sight. She needed to get rid ofContinue reading “LEFT BEHIND”

Wrapped in loneliness

She vaguely remembers him kissing her goodbye, as she lay sleeping in that big empty bed; though she wasn’t alone, not completely; for in her subconscious she was doing much dreaming. Then she woke and it all came crashing down; her reality, her misery, her fear and her longing. Images, words and thoughts, colliding intoContinue reading “Wrapped in loneliness”

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”

Depthless

A night out with the girls, after a tumultuous week at the office; heads turning as they were led to their table; the waiter taking a quick inventory of Blackberry’s, designer bags and bling; calculating his tip even before introducing himself. Once seated and situated, they immediately began bitching about co-workers and letting off steam,Continue reading “Depthless”