FF: Open … Slowly

Open … Slowly She used to believe in love, in a white knight savior on a horse. Time came and stole her sweetness, tore off her aging petals, taught her better. Years went by. Mighty oaks rose and fell. The river changed its ancient course, drifting slowly closer- The rosebush’s trembling leaves awake. A single […]


Kept Fresh flowers encase our secret hideout. Heady sweet scents enshroud us. We sit together on a worn oaken bench, Hands clasped, like lovers, like friends. Your dark eyes, bright with joy, Skin soft like tiger lilies, exotically tan. “All these years.” -All these years. “You never told.” -I never told. I lean forward, eyes […]