life, say it, words

After rainfall, comes sunshine. Tears dry. Hearts break, love heals. Smiles are free. Fall down, get up. Hugs help. Coffee with a friend is therapy. Dogs are loyal. Books carry you to other worlds. Roses lend elegance to any space. Money makes you more of who you already are. ‘Hope floats.’

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“Make me a cosseted pet.

Your Mink moment from the Sally Ann.”

~ Annie


garden, heart, words

The roses in my garden have toppled Birds seek shelter within the deepest branches of the forest Songless Everything beautiful bows to sudden summer rain

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enchanted, say it, words

I imagine you in your other world Watching over me. A star falling from an inky sky. An acorn found in spring. The question I can’t answer. The forgotten song I sing.

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He bought her birds and not just any type: Quail, wicker, and one from Spain.

I placed them on top a dresser in her room.

She cried.

excerpt from a scene, scene from a novel, words, writing

He was like a steamship coursing an endless sea, always traveling somewhere else. Far away and faded from distance and memory to reappear on a winter’s morning. All I’d ever wanted was for him to stay awhile. He’d drop anchor having found his home in me. We’d find joy as hoarfrost turned to blossoms. In truth, […]

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enchanted, heart, love, words

I will search for you in crowds, coffee shops, and blowing clouds. At traffic lights, beneath starry nights. I will pluck you from the rest: my dream, my wish, my love. ~dark angel

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