Lightning

    PHOTOGRAPH BY LIONEL BROWN, GETTY IMAGES  You're like lightning. You come in flashes that light the whole world with beauty. With each strike, you rejuvenate and enrich the soil. You bring with you hope and the promise of rain. But in the end, I know you'll hurt me if i get too close. 

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Masterpiece

There's a canvas where purpose meets potential and I find myself painting there. Blank before me the beginning of yet another chapter...one I didn't ask for. I sit on the edge of now, waiting, breathing in, breathing out, feeling the quiet as substance filling the caverns of fear. I take in my hand and my … Continue reading Masterpiece

Adoration

I'm sitting in a quiet room, baby in my arms. Soft and warm, nuzzled tightly to my chest breathing in. Tiny sighs and squeaks eek out occasionally as lips move to reflexive smile or the impulse to nurse though his mouth is empty. He sleeps and I adore him. My husband lies across the room still, … Continue reading Adoration