excerpt from a scene, heart, light, love, writing

~ draft scene Early morning sunlight crept in through the open window and kissed her on the shoulder. He watched her sleep. Studied each soft inhale and exhale of  breath, traced a lock  of hair across the pillowcase.  The hair she refused to cut. Her signature, a self-styled rebellion against time and fashion mores. Light […]

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free verse, heart and soul, light, love, lyrical prose, memoir

Breaking Dawn

Sunlight breaks through an open window Sneaks across the floor From the near distance, trills a lonesome melody The Magnolia, a holy stage   A  solitary bird performs a serenade, Close your eyes Sweet darling, dream awhile   You’re a fool to cry   Let my notes carry you High above the treetops Far from […]

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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 words, except from a novel, excerpt from a scene, fiction, light, mad men, story scene, strong women, tell me a story, tiny moments, whiskey and words, words, writing

The Clean-Up Man

Roy fumbled with the coins in his pocket. A single incandescent bulb lit up each table- top. The heat in the room glowed and a smoky haze veiled the guests. He peered deeper into the shrouded depths of the room. Paper serviettes stacked the bar. Shot glasses lined up, topped to the max, the amber liquid […]

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ancestry, beautiful heart, brave, enchanted, forgiveness, gratitude, heart, hope, humanity, life, light, love, poetic prose, positivity, strong women, tiny moments

Wonder

Pay attention, darling. Pause in the slightest movements of the universe, the subtle nuances, the unexplained happenings that you call, “lose threads.”  Like a ball of tangled yarn, these very moments twist and turn, specific to you, alone. Pay attention, darling. Stand brave and alone at the crossroad of life. Stay unflinching on the page. […]

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