Category Archives: 2013

Emotional Day

Have you ever had one of those emotional days? Without reason, the tears seem to rise like a river growing after the snow. Bit by bit, the edges collapse in on themselves, those little chips of ice, until the water … Continue reading

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Happiness

Lazy day thunderstorm, with a new, thick, unread book and freshly baked chocolate chip cookies still warm and oozing gooey in my mouth. Sun warms my mostly bared back with no bugs, protected from the itchy slice of grass blades … Continue reading

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Today

Tomorrow is a thought away – a hope, a wish, a distant goal with all the world to support and embrace to make all that kinetic potential eventually possible. Yesterday is a melancholic dream filled with golden edges and foggy … Continue reading

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Family

One word to sum up a lifetime of love, frustration, and the most complex emotions known to man. The greatest source of responsibility, even when you find their actions reprehensible, wrong, or distressing. You still have these chains hanging about … Continue reading

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Dreaming

I don’t just dream in color, I dream in sensations and memories. The smell of a house I visited 25 years ago, as a child, can arrive without warning in a dream where I run through a field. I can … Continue reading

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Scissors

Snip. Silver steel honed to sharp perfection eliminate gold curls. A lock of shorn strands slips beneath my shirt and the rough remains irritate. Snip. Change my identity. Erase the reminders of all trouble and let them fall to the … Continue reading

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