One Year Ago Today: An Exchange Quick and Quiet

You held me in tender embrace in your deepest heart We lived together laughed together dreamed together breathed together Unfathomable that anyone could take my place It was an exchange quick and quiet waking up alone stripped of you of our imagined future A featherless newborn bird raw, pink awkward unsteady Heads turn away from … Continue reading One Year Ago Today: An Exchange Quick and Quiet

Ripples

water falls steady drop by drop over smooth stones weathered soft gray and white in the still black pool they create ever widening circles on mirrored surface lap at my bare legs pull at my hem with surprising strength I feel the moon’s gravity in the ripples’ greedy hunger seeking  to drag me under engulf me … Continue reading Ripples