Ouch

My breath pushes too heavy upon my chest; my lungs overtaken by some unseen force alien to me. In an instant all hope spills like beans from a bag burst open…suddenly scattered…useless. I am altogether undone. At the end of me, there’s a place I didn’t know about before. It’s like a stream hiding deep … Continue reading Ouch

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White Washed Tombs

I took a drive today to a place I once lived. Something once so familiar now screams of distance and abandon, of days long past and reminders of how far I've come. Even the sky is dim framing the homes fallen to disrepair, forgotten or ignored by the "noble" ones; still occupied by dreamers or … Continue reading White Washed Tombs

Reinvented

In rural, southern Ohio somewhere there is a band of stuffed animals and baby dolls who were once taught the word of God. When I was a little girl, I was convinced that I would be a preacher and a singer. I would play church with my stuffed animals in the backyard. I would lead … Continue reading Reinvented