Smiling Eyes

You’re playing with your friends. Maybe you’re playing by yourself. Your room is packed with all sorts of toys that feed your evergrowing imagination. I’m far away, on a vacation, or sick at home in bed. My mind ponders on what you’re doing, where you are. I should be focusing on myself, enjoying my time…

Slip of a Moment in Time

Watching the colors dance across the this blank canvas, I can see the transformation taking place. As the sun sinks lower and lower,the clouds morph from cottonball white into shades of neon pink and orange.                I can see them billow out at the ends, as if trying to…

The Night of the Porch Party 

There’s a yellow house on the hill. This yellow house has a wrap around porch. The wrap around porch hosts many parties.  These parties keep the house company and forge an amiable and welcoming atmosphere for all who join in. The owners keep the yellow house kept and warm, filling her with both great people…

By Winter’s Hand

In the distance, white fluff is powdering the cold crisp grass. The trees are bare and vulnerable to the icy caress of winter’s fingertips. The winter always held magic to me. The way the surroundings appear, so cold and beautiful. Memories dance in each snowflake. The memories contain promise, anticipation, and love. I remember spinning…

Remember When?

    Amid the falling snow a mystery unlocked in her mind.   Sounds of baseballs flying through air and soccer balls too.   Amid the gentle burn of hot chocolate the memories begin to entwine with the sweet taste.   Laughter echoes, footprints that will never cover no matter the volume of snowfall or…

Heart Weighed Like a Stone

Heart Weighed Like a Stone Winter’s wind is seemingly whipping through me. The bright light from the snow’s reflection is too much for my tired eyes. Although the view is magical, the reality is dismal. As ice crystals soar past, I catch a glimpse of isolated light. My train of thought is broken. I’m somewhere…

The Night Whispers

Distant thoughts coming to the surface. I’ve finally found that piece of mind that has been avoiding me for so long. It’s been running so far to the back of my oldest memories. It’s gotten a little dusty. It’s a friendly little reminder, a ghost of who I used to be. I used to resent…