ancestry, brave, excerpt from a scene, good bye, heart, love

Grey. I was grey. Grey as the stones washed upon the shore, heavy with the history of us. Little stones washed over my feet like scattered pieces of an unspoken truth. As the sea sang in a whispered hush, I flung one stone. Then another. Stone by stone I cast you off. Except for one. […]

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enchanted, good bye, grief, heart, hope, light, love

  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.    

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beautiful heart, beautiful words, compassion, family, father, forgiveness, good bye, gratitude, grief, heart, life lesson, love, memoir, short story

To Walk Away

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 […]

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