Darling, Cast your sorrow to the skies Angst for angels to gather Let the pieces fall gently back Blessed salvation for your tattered soul.
“Could she get a job?” Roy appeared perplexed. “Why would she?” Who does he think he is? Stella reached behind and slammed the door shut. It was better this than her raised voice echoing through the reception area. Turning, she walked toward the chair behind his desk. She eased into the leather and crossed her long legs. … Read More
I could see she was weary, a shadow of her past. The light that had once shone from her eyes, now dimmed. Words failed her. She had emptied out a million little broken pieces. It was sad. She had been hurt so much, she accepted it. Her voice, a mere whisper, spoke. “When will we understand? To hurt one is to hurt all. This is … Read More
There is a hush within the edges of time. If one listens, one can feel it. It is early dawn and I am easy, not required to be anything people think I should be. There are no demands placed upon my time. Within this pause, I imagine the gift of another day, open to whatever magic it may bring. Silence is my church. It … Read More
Photo Credit: unsplashed- Danielle Dobson Dawn stirs With a trust so gentle Her skirt, a whispered rustle Her presence, like an old friend To edge me back to morning New rain softens the window pane A drop fell on the Cherry tree Sent to kiss the earth And blur the memory of a dream I had lingered too long, within
Darling, When they question your worth Take a breath. A sisterhood of women stand with you. You’re a Queen. The daughter of painters and writers Worn mothers, posh aunts Star crossed lovers Saints and sinners Warriors with roses Rebels, all. Stitched by the hand of a missionary’s grace Her tapestry forged with iron and lace Fragile yet strong Our thread … Read More
Her fingers brushed a stray lock of hair and tucked it behind my ear. She said, “Pink is a pretty colour, Lass.” A simple gesture yet profoundly intimate. I’d forgotten. It’s been so long since I felt my mother’s touch. ~ The Stranger