silence enters the night I do not speak I listen to a book and work on a puzzle I lose track of time trying to fit pieces together slowly the image begins to form the harder I focus rain falls outside may showers continue I can slightly hear the drops hitting the roof the narratorContinue reading “2 AM”
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Another Another Another
my trauma response is to tense up automatically. I feel the muscles in my back and shoulders freeze and ache as my eyes begin to water uncontrollably. I wrestle with trying to breathe intentionally while getting swept up in the busyness of the day. Another shift in my eyes, another shift in the season, anotherContinue reading “Another Another Another”
Joy In The Air
Birds chirp on a Sunday snow is finally melting the wave of cold weather haunting us all year leaving us shivering in sweaters and muddy boots has finally let up. The songs they sing fills the air with joy and the morning with hope.
First Month Almost Finished
Two days left of the first month of this new year. Third year of the 20s, ninth year of my 20s. Seems like too many years since the pandemic started and at least ten extra years on to the last decade of my life. It’s been a very cold and gloomy start to the year.Continue reading “First Month Almost Finished”
Ice stays on the road for weeks. More snow falls, melting on the main roads quickly, remaining on the side ones building on the bumps that have remained since last year.
misty rain on saturday
When you enter a place of stillness, you awaken the divinity within you. Peggy Sealfon hiding from the chill of early september under the pile of blankets in my bed fuzzy socks on my cold feet I reread a book I first read in college misty rain on saturday cozy day inside my body isContinue reading “misty rain on saturday”
thoughts of now
August rain: the best of the summer gone, and the new fall not yet born. The odd uneven time. Sylvia Plath smell of fresh rain sound of fans turning late afternoon naps sweaters and tea first thing in the morning dogs going crazy all the time drives with scenic views hips hurting from standing oneContinue reading “thoughts of now”
Talking to chickens like they are people. Asking a neighbor to help deal with a bee. Flinging bees out of a pool, hoping they’re dead. Sitting on the deck with a tea and a book. Cloudy days. Weekends Saturday smoothies. Marks on my cheeks from face masks. FaceTiming with friends. FaceTiming with my cat. FaceTimingContinue reading “Little Things”
Seasons of April
The month begins with beautiful weather. Sunshine for days and a warm breeze that’s welcoming after the cold months. A dramatic turn is taken with the arrival of a winter storm. Spring receives winter storm warnings. Snow falls to the earth, sometimes like rain, melting as soon as it hits the warm sidewalk. Other times,Continue reading “Seasons of April”