Dark spores of betrayal float then settle in the quiet of the night. Tended in the garden alongside the other blooms they can’t resist the creator’s call growing and blooming according to their type. Petals willingly unfurl exposing their undeniable origin and intended purpose. Bladed cold stamens tear open with the perfume of rotting … [Read more…]
Julia watched the removalist truck beep its way up the neighbour’s driveway. From her bedroom on the second floor she had a commanding view of the procession of boxes and pieces of furniture making their way into what once was old Mrs. Lukeman’s place. Julia felt sure the little white cottage with the cute … [Read more…]
I dress in the pallor of a life invaded, an alien force that ruthlessly plunders while I sit and watch, uncaring and non accepting. The invading tentacles seep to my brain causing outbursts and words unknown to me, enveloping me in their anger. A stormy sea of rage drenches me, frothing, and bullying … [Read more…]
Abby scribbled her thoughts into her journal. She was uneasy about something, and when she wrote, the troubles in her head seemed to float down to the page. She paid heed to some insignificant bothers, made a few reminder lists, and then the answer to her unease arrived in her mind, but didn’t … [Read more…]
Support. A dream-like safety net, Felt more than seen, truth more than hope, – birthing the discovery of a brave soul. Alone, yet part of the whole. Vulnerable, yet invincible. Misunderstood, yet accepted in entirety. The impetus to step out. The fuel to continue.