3.30.15

The sun shines through the window in the corner of my eye. I blink and awake from a stupor of past and future meaninglessness. I am in and out, in and out. Present, future, present, past, future, present, past. A wind blows by and stirs up the warm smell of pine: present. A thought sailsContinue reading “3.30.15”

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25 Degrees

I step out of the house and the severe, biting cold hasn’t hit me yet. I hear a voice yell, “Bus,” to my left and I see the yellow boat careening up the road. I look over my shoulder to find the source of this noise. A boy, maybe fourteen, in jeans and a hoodie,Continue reading “25 Degrees”

City Girl Goes Home

When I am in the city I am obsessed. Obsessed with what I’m wearing, what I’m doing, who I am being.  I need more.  I don’t have enough.  I have so little.  I’m always low on gas, almost out of make-up, never having enough clothes to look as cute as the girl next to me.Continue reading “City Girl Goes Home”

Peace and Sleep

The breeze, as it passes through the trees, is made audible by the yet fallen oak leaves. One of these leaves detaches, takes flight, catches on the wind, and then lands at my feet. I sit here above the creek with turmeric tea steaming in my face. My belly is full of veggies and IContinue reading “Peace and Sleep”

Prelude to Union

There is a world of seeking.  It is equally simple, yet wrought with unfulfillment, This world is filled almost entirely of dreams.  In this world, I am a shattered mirror with the sticky tape still holding its shape.  Everywhere I search, I see myself again.  I am confused.  I can see beautiful prisms of rainbowContinue reading “Prelude to Union”

The Union of Head and Heart

In a simple world, I am a simple girl.  My mind and my heart are the best of friends.  They walk together, hand in hand, skipping merrily to the melody of their union.  My day consists of simple tasks.  I know my place in the world and I do my duties with care and contentment. Continue reading “The Union of Head and Heart”