My eyes turn from your gaze and I know it is to hide my shame. Please do not look too close, for you will see what truly resides in my heart. A fevered glow of embers burn deep inside me and no amount of tears will extinguish them. You reach for my hand and I pull back my scorched fingers. Your loving touch pains me for I have painted with fire and those scars still remain. You lay your hand upon my branded heart that forever carries the pain I caused you. You lean in close as your lips brush … Continue reading Enkindle

Dancing Laughter

He reached out his hand to me and I took it without hesitation. As I looked into his eyes, my heart steadied with the rhythm of the train. I sat back down and my eyes glanced out the window and I could see the moon had thrown her blanket over the world. I must have fallen asleep but the dream was still fresh in my mind. Still looking out the window, I could see the stars casting their reflection upon the water. My heart fluttered like the wings of a hummingbird as I saw the pearl gliding through the darkness. … Continue reading Dancing Laughter

My Journey Begins

just like in her dream on the back of a turtle her journey begins ********** Written for Carpe Diem #363 – Aleph, The Journey Begins I absolutely love Paulo Coelho and been inspired by so much he has written. I saw this prompt and remembered my dream last night in which I was surrounded by so many turtles oh and one alligator. In dreams the turtle often represents wisdom, longevity, wisdom and loyalty so who better to go along on a self journey. Oh..alligators tend to symbolize treachery, deceit and hidden agendas. This could get very interesting…. Continue reading My Journey Begins