Doubt is an inevitable part of life.
These things may give us reason to say “no”– to back down or step away. But they are so much more. Continue reading “Doubt”
Out from nowhere
fate would have it.
You a hawk
and I, the rabbit. Continue reading “I, The Rabbit”
Something is happening.
I am running.
I don’t know what led up to this. Continue reading “Canis Lupus”
It was all I could do to stay on my feet, gaping at my husband. This was ludicrous- how could he do this to me? I had never fathomed the man I had married could be so.. well, heartless.
Continue reading “Hearts”
So I stand at the bottom of my doorstep, having been drawn out of bed by the flashes of light. At first I thought them to be the flickering of electricity, from one of my neighbors’ lamps perhaps. This is not the case.
Continue reading “6:00am”
I didn’t even want to open my eyes. I didn’t want to acknowledge it. I didn’t want to admit to myself that after all of this I’m right back here.
Continue reading “Welcome Back”
“You’re the canary”
That comment lost me,“… The what?”
Continue reading “The Canary”
Kerlir was my home; a hanging valley nestled between two large landforms of the Spinlocke Mountains. Set on the edge of a ridge, our valley home had an incredible view. It widened into a plain of sorts, spilling over the edge of a cliff that dropped too far to scale or measure. Continue reading “Blue”
The time was now (I was still a 20 year old college student), but our country was in a heightened state of war. Conscription was again initiated, and I was drafted. We were in such a war that it became necessary to even draft women, although still in fewer numbers than the men. Continue reading “Drafted”