Rainfall in Paradise

I lay awake, wrapped in his arms and the tingly afterglow of satiation. Warmth spreads through my body as a blanket of lassitude covers me, rendering my limbs and torso heavy and unmoving. A spark lights within me-hope has come home to roost in my breast, and it is both a terrible burden and an ancient … More Rainfall in Paradise

Mirrors and Walls

I saw a fire in your eyes today that was not there before. The dawning of the day came bearing a wind of ill will– The scent of rage, hatred and despair flowing on the breeze Like oily smoke; choking the oxygen from the air. Mirrors do not lie, child.   You stop and scream … More Mirrors and Walls

Florida–almost travelling by footsteps, one mile at a time. Part 1

So I took my trip to Florida–just noticed my name is in the state–fLORIda, huh… and isited a friend I haven’t seen in 35 years. Looking him in the eyes, hearing his laugh, seeing the same sense of humour and intelligence in his eyes–it’s like the time never passed and he was once again my … More Florida–almost travelling by footsteps, one mile at a time. Part 1

Just a thought for today-a May wrap up, so to speak. Even if it is June now…

So I speak with a friend every night. Sometimes I miss him, in the hustle and bustle of life, but mostly we spend time talking and reconnecting with each other, what we have missed through the years and what goes on in our lives today in our routine of bouncing from one task to another. … More Just a thought for today-a May wrap up, so to speak. Even if it is June now…