I sit down to write and as I feel the onyx pen in my hand, my mind drifts off to days when the world was in love. The gentle way men bowed to women and everyone dripped poetry from their … Continue reading Scarlet Words
“…..and they lived happily ever after.” Those words hung in the air as she shut the book. She nuzzled closer to the belly of Dragon, who had become her companion over the years. “Oh Dragon, will I ever get my … Continue reading Keep Dreaming
Nestled in a forest of cherry blossoms, a little girl sits besides a crystal blue lake. Her tears fall into the water causing the petals to scatter. She noticed a school of koi swimming around with a small spotted one trailing behind. The girl leaned towards the water and the small koi swam up as if to greet her. “My father use to tell me that if a koi swims up a waterfall, it will turn into a great dragon. I use to believe in those kinds of dreams until I lost both my parents.” The koi looked into her … Continue reading Always Dream
artwork by me I stood outside in the rain today. While under the drumming of the drops, from across the ocean I swear I could hear you crying. It caused me to stop and for a second, I felt complete. In that moment let us pretend you didn’t break my heart. Instead I will try and bandage my wounds and find that fake smile you left behind. Now let’s pretend I am happy standing outside and these are truly raindrops, not my own tears. I will use water colors on the sidewalk to write every excuse I have. Then as … Continue reading You Walk This Way
One hand on the steering wheel, the other fumbling around with her playlist. Beatles. She hit shuffle. A smile crept across her face as the familiar tune streamed out of her speakers. “All you need is love…….all you need is love…..all you need is love….love….love is all you need” She begins tapping along with the beat and singing the words. Her smile brightens as she thinks of her father. She feels the images of her childhood unfurl and jumps back into time. She finds herself back in the body of her 8 year old self who is sitting next to … Continue reading All You Need is Love….is it?