She was so close. Amber specks haloed the inky pupils of her eyes, glimmered, blind siding him. What was it about her face? Symmetrical yet one calculation off as if a sculptor’s cautious touch, slipped and pressed her left brow. This slight lent her a curious look, a spark of perpetual surprise. She listened to everything with a kind of mental squint. In youth, … Read More
Beneath a sky of diamonds She knelt Raised her hands to the heavens Perchance he could reach back A gravitational collapse Within a circular path of galaxies and souls Humbled by Divinity His daughter, his blood Born with the stealth of a wolf Fuelled by the heart of a fawn Tenacious as a honey badger Immutable thread: Do you hear her whispers? A spoken … Read More
December is the most beautiful time of year. The first flakes of snow. Twinkling lights. For a moment the world tilts, becomes another, quite different, softer. We’re touched by wonder, kissed by hope. If this isn’t magic, what is?
Wide eyes drew me in. Eyes the colour of sea glass and molten gold set down by a painter’s touch. I coveted her story, listened within silence. I studied her eyes, eyes that appeared to see beyond the realm of ordinary, sensed her bewilderment. A glance as if asking: why is it that others can’t see how light casts shadow, how waves kiss the … Read More Eleanor
You have winter in your soul I watch you. Your story, silenced By monsters That prey in the light I know you. Forged by Love and Loss A rebel soul Cut down I feel you. Your scotch taped heart Pressed against my chest Drums a warrior’s cry I love you. Believe in heroes Hold my hand Together, we’ll charm their dark Spring is just … Read More Rebel Soul
The sky was clear and the moon full. He whispered, “Love is a powerful drug.” Artemis blushed. “Show me an ocean,” she murmured, “ I’ll summon a tide to save your stranded soul.” His eyes narrowed. “Show me the moon,” she said. I’ll pick a star to light your path.” In that moment he understood how it felt: addicted. ~ Artemis and Sailor