Stars quiver in darkness Shy of love’s light The heavens are silent when an angel takes flight Hush a bye darling You’re not alone Safe in his arms He’ll carry you home.
Category: good bye
I’ll cradle you in my arms like a small child sleeping Holding fast to your lost flesh Your once muscular body, feather- weight, gone Your heart beat, silent As I carry your ashes home Where is home? An island, Vancouver, Toronto, Australia? It is anywhere we were, anywhere we are. It is time to set you free To know with certainty, you’ll … Read More Fathers and Daughters
Kissed by autumn’s softened light I sit at my desk Writing, wondering The moment simple, quiet Surrounded by words and thoughts Tucked away memories A gentle sadness, softened by time Rustles As I cast a spell of silence and peace The wind whispers your name Rock a bye, rock a bye Siren’s sing you home Rock a bye, rock a bye To a … Read More Autumn Light
To walk away from where you came from is a frightening action. So much of your being, unbeknownst to you, tied to DNA, blood lines, loyal ancestor’s toils, stories shared, the memories, beautiful and bitter-sweet. The alluring moments linger, testing strength and will. They coax and bind you to your past. The bittersweet ones? The answers you search for, never come. This is your … Read More To Walk Away
You stumble upon a random letter on the path. You read it. It affects you deeply, and you wish it could be returned to the person to which it’s addressed. Write a story about this encounter. Today’s twist: Approach this post in as few words as possible. We pass on the forested trail. “Good morning.” She doesn’t look; a letter tumbles. “Wait!” She runs … Read More The Letter- word press 101