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 […]

Letter to God: Early Morning on Phone

Dearest God the Father, Okay it’s now getting to be a really annoying habit, this waking up in the wee hours with all these thoughts in my head. First, I love you. Next, I can hardly wait for this quarantine to end. For real. As in no more stay at home orders. No more masks. […]

Letter to God: Cryptic Much?

Hi again who or whatever you are, Yes, some days be like that. I’m mostly writing now because that last one ended on a cryptic note. To be about as clear as stained glass, I’m not talking about my relationship with your son anymore. Because, reasons. Also, I really didn’t – and still don’t know […]

Letter to God: Strange Dreams

Dear God, Oh man that salutation sounds funny now. I had the weirdest dream about a few minutes ago, and it’s already fading, so I’m not going to write it down, but sometimes I have these strange, late night dreams – nightmares(?) really. I just had one. And it’s like I won’t be able to […]

Serene

Tranquil waters lap at my ankles, as I stir with my feet, while Red and gold of eternally setting and rising suns paint Universes of incomparable loveliness in my mind. Your hand quests for mine, quietly warm, seeking. I lean closer, twine my fingers in yours, thinking of Many waters coming together as one. On […]

Love

Wish I could be more like (you) Patient, kind. I’ve been hurt so many times it hurts. I’m not envious, not boastful, not proud. And what has that got me? While pious show-offs reign. I don’t delight in evil. I can say that much. One day the truth will come out I hope. There’s that […]