If you ask, I’ll show what matters.
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
Let’s go Smelling of campfires and salt air Where the beaches are littered With empty bottles of Casa Sauvignon Blanc Let us recite from worn books On a bench of driftwood Follow children to the sea Dip our toes into water Speak wild songs Say anything or nothing Blink at the sun Feed seagulls Toss stones Fall into silence Lean into doorways Wander curio … Read More
Charm me, darling Perchance I forget “Behind every song is an untold story,” he said. With a gentle nudge He whispered, “Come dance.” The notes began from silence And in the still, I fell Drunk on him Time signatures filled the room Apollo cradled Calliope As the music played on Lyrics overtook me Words slipped like honey from my tongue … Read More Charming
I’ll share a secret There is magic in fairy tales Cinderella, Merida, Belle and their sisters were not perfect in the beginning They had to wander dark forests Perfection does not make a story It’s only a happy ending when you turn the last page. ~ Once Upon A Time