Forgotten Wild Flowers (a childhood memory)

Three lines of cars circling the chapel, picking up kids and taking them home.  Helping them with homework and cooking their dinners. One little girl is sitting on the sidewalk waiting.  Every engine noise that goes by making her look up.  This isn’t her first time waiting, it isn’t her first time being the last one here.  She wants … Continue reading Forgotten Wild Flowers (a childhood memory)

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My Dreams

I dreamed that once I was young that I walked down the halls and laughed with friends that I attended sleepovers, cookouts and parties that I had crushes and I passed notes to people who passed notes to me I dreamed that someone took me on a date he asked me out and made plans … Continue reading My Dreams

Falls (a childhood memory)

Cool wet dripping emeralds Rushing, roaring over craggy rocks Crystals shimmering in dappled light Reaching, climbing, pulling Heart racing, breath heaving Icy cold, clear Rushing over bruised feet Sitting, waiting Not ready, letting go Falling, sliding Turning forever Over barbed spears, jagged rocks Splashing down into miles of glacial water Laughter, life Bubbling up Releasing … Continue reading Falls (a childhood memory)