Maybe, Just Maybe

I marvel as he continues to draw me even still, and it causes the flickers of hope to ignite within me that maybe,

Advertisements

Rosebush

The tiny apparatus beneath my tongue, The one that forms a phrase, and gives me strength to speak it, Disappeared whenever I saw him. Words - once friends, companions, Would flee. His face, so striking, It rendered me speechless. His beauty - erased every eloquent phrase From my memory. And it wasn't like he was …

I am no bird. No net ensnares me.

This may be one of my favorite quotes in the world. And it's so hard to choose just one. Being in a very authoritarian marriage, where our church preached something called "Spiritual Authority", a concept backed up by many biblical scriptures, A woman was to submit to her husband whenever there was an impasse in …

River

The sunrise was soft this morning, providing a gentle light that didn't hurt the eyes as one drove toward the east. I generally take the road that allows my car to move in curvy swervey patterns since it follows the shoreline of the river. It's a peaceful commute that changes visually with every season and …

Seed time and Harvest, and Patience

When I feel impatient, I picture a person in the middle of a corn field with the stalks half-grown, Only waist high, And the person is Powerless, pouty, and selfish. They are petulantly commanding stalks to grow, To give ears of corn. Because they want corn-on-the-cob, and they want it now. The scenario is ugly. …