Comfortable Silence

Silence enwraps us as we sit together. Side-by-side but nothing said. Our breathing in sync. Inhale. Exhale. Together. At first these silent moments together are uncomfortable Nervousness rushes to the surface as I try to think of something to say. I just want to break the silence so bad. But I don't want you to... Continue Reading →

Quiet Path

Walking down a quiet path. Wandering between tall trees and rustling bushes. Tip-toeing around swaying flowers and soft moss. My arms raise to the sky as I take a deep breath. The canopy of branches stir with the breeze. The sunlight squirms between the leaves to reach the ground. Melodies of songbirds mix with the... Continue Reading →

Wistful Thinking

Thinking back before the pandemic.Being able to go anywhere without concern.Meeting friends and giving them a hug. Thinking back before unemployment.Delivering the mail and packages.Stressful moments coupled with lots of walking. Thinking back before graduating college.Hanging with friends in the dorm and making memories. Academic achievement and eyes full of wonder looking toward the future.... Continue Reading →

What World Will We Return To?

Can we watch a pandemic shake us And just return to the world as it was before? Or is this the final straw, That breaks our world down and lets it change. A world softened by an ongoing crisis Soft clay able to be molded by the people who live through it. Instead of looking... Continue Reading →

Soft Snowfall

Snow slowly drifts through the air. Before falling to the Earth. Large white blankets cover the ground. A powder so fine and clean. The world grows quiet as all stop and stare. The snow absorbing the oohs and aahs. We look up with amazement, almost like manna from the sky. Childlike wonder fills us as... Continue Reading →

A Haunted Night

Pumpkins carved and sitting on the doorsteps. Their faces twisted and laughing with light spilling out. Ghosts wander the streets as their howls mix with the chilled air. Wisps of fog obscure the sight of the haunted souls floating around. The sacred veil that separates the dead from the living is thin. Spirits take this... Continue Reading →

Golden Harvest

The setting sun peaks through the swaying stalks of corn. Dust bellows up as the farmers work. Sun rise to sun set to bring in the crops. Cars drive by barely notice the large farm equipment chugging away. But this is more than just a field full of corn. This is the farmer's gold growing... Continue Reading →

Shades Of A Haunted Life

Haunted by past memories hiding in the shadows. Ugly things that were said are like banshees shrieking. Shades swirl around the feet, biting at the ankles. Wolves howl. Black cats run across the path. Stumbling through life with bad omens on the back. A haunted life matches the October mood.   Header Photo Credit to... Continue Reading →

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