heart, hope, love, strong women

“Child. Never say, good bye.” My Grandmother believed “good bye” was an uttered death knell, a cursed spell, a forgetting. She said, “See you soon.” I’ll never forget our last Sunday. The year was 1969. The Maple trees, with leaves the colours of sunset, fenced the property. Wind blew off the lake. I wore a […]

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enchanted, heart, love


You hold an artist’s touch. I am canvas. Your hand brushes my shoulder. Kisses dance. Fingers lace. You. Everywhere and nowhere. ~lost

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

Stone By Stone

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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love, say it

“I loved him. It was simple. I placed my heart in his hands and like a gentle thief, he stole it.” ~ Annie

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beautiful words, love, memoir


Did you know? The use of an x signifies a kiss. This symbol dates back to medieval times. A letter would be kissed to mean honesty and sincerity. One of my fondest memories is a book, Dick Whittington and His Cat. My father handed it to me. Inside the jacket was his signature. Next to […]

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enchanted, love, say it, strong women

The Girl With The Rain- soaked Eyes

Seated at a roadside table Her knee pressed yours One timeless moment You can’t forget The girl with the rain soaked eyes. She holds sorrow as a mother holds a newborn babe Gently, softly And you are young again and safe In the arms of the girl with the rain soaked eyes. You’ll say you’ve […]

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dream a little dream, enchanted, love

  Such a pretty tale you whisper In the honeyed middle of a night Of ships and sails, silver and gold While moon beams bathe the veiled dark We cast pearls upon the sea One for love and two for loss Three, for rumpled dreams Awakening to shaken rain Each word spoken, locked within.   […]

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