Sometimes I come to termsWith all the pieces.I fit them together,Well enough,Satisfied,In agreement,with the tag ‘reality’.But it is a drug,That gives me the excuse,To miss the real,The truth that I’ve movedSo far into the shadowOf daily trials,That light is just an edge,A sliver, dim and easily unnoticed.But when I draw near to it,I see,The brightness … Continue reading Renewal

Life on a Page – A Nod to NaNoWriMo

I had an idea, a good one.It started with pen and paper, then my hand cramped,Ditched the romantic old school notebook,Out came the keyboard,The software,The locked closet,Dim light,Sitting among shoes, clothes, books at my feet,Tipping off of shelves,Words to inspire, to cheer, to say,“keep going”.Cups stacked in cups,Dregs of coffee,Dried out tea bags,Crackers crumbs, candy … Continue reading Life on a Page – A Nod to NaNoWriMo

Over a Pot of Soup – StormWeaver #17

The kitchen has windows withyellow shutters and white knobs,Plants spilling over the sill,A table with a honey pot, a plate of half eaten toast,Chloe stirs soup at the stove,Her is face flushed.She turns.“What happened?”“He touched the kite,” Rose answers. She peers into the pot. “Done.”“Adam, no!”“No? Have you touched it?” I ask.“Never. Mama says if … Continue reading Over a Pot of Soup – StormWeaver #17