Snow

I am curled close to the cold, clear window as we race across the tracks Tiny crystals fall from the sky and collect along the ground My hands, they tremble as I switch the song Silenced to all but the words that now float around my head This world is moving Slow...

Dawn

Damp wood beneath my bare feet; it is quiet, except for the rustling of leaves from the morning breeze, and the bubbling fountain beyond the railing. Cool metal makes contact with my arms, as I sit and wait for sunrise, watching birds pass by overhead as morning...

Stargazer “Lilly” and the Honey Bee

It’s raining lilies on my face in the form of tiny kisses everyplace. The tender touch of fluttering wings, As I milk her most intimate and flowery things. With skin as soft as petals you see, and nectar that flows and nourishes this honey bee. The raw anticipation as...

A Rare Gift

It hangs alone, suspended on a blank wall. Its rounded edges wrapped in coarse black leather that shelters its fragile frame.   Strings of sinew reach out to embrace one another, while its centerpiece, an arrowhead, struggles to cut its way out.   The dusty scent of...

Mother Nature’s Capture

Freshly grown grass, greener and brighter than any I’ve ever perceived. Tree trunks thick and brown, with life within its leaves. Little red birds gliding beneath, a vivid blue sky, the clash of color startling. A rabbit peeps from its burrow, wary of hidden prey....

Chop…Chop…Chop

From dawn to dusk you could hear the sound of our Father’s axe. CHOP… CHOP… CHOP… filled the cabin, setting the rhythm of the day CHOP…CHOP…CHOP…. wash clothes… wash clothes… wash clothes… CHOP…...
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