Tag Archives: prose

Tears From Dust

They say that tears come from the heart.  I beg to differ.  You see, there was a place inside me where I held you close.  But through the years, that place became as hollow as your soul.  Instead of compassion, … Continue reading

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Beta Readers?

First of all, I need to apologize for my lack of posting lately.  Work has been crazy-busy.  I am still settling into my new home, so that keeps me busy.  I finally hung curtains in the bedroom over the weekend.  … Continue reading

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Kaleidoscope

I’ll take your breath away as I enter the room.  I don’t want to draw attention to myself. I stand on my soapbox and preach my causes.  I stick my head in the sand and ignore the pain of the … Continue reading

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Shattered

My heart shattered into a million pieces.  A cliche’, I know.  But let me explain why I describe it this way.  I look at the cracks and count them one by one.  This one taught me this, that one taught … Continue reading

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Be Held

He just wanted to hold me.  I was tattered and torn and I pushed him away, determined to claw my way through.  I held on. He just wanted to hold me.   I fought and raged and pushed and stumbled, always … Continue reading

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Not Since You

Have I stopped to take in the spray of the surf or the scent of the salt air? Have I relished the sound of rain on the roof, or a fireplace embers’ glow at night? Have I cherished a lover’s … Continue reading

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And Still She Loved

The smile hid the turmoil inside. She loved deeply; unaware of any other choice.  The void within was a constant thing.  She expected it.  Could find nothing to fill it. So she loved harder.

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