Tag Archives: loss

Empty Answers

At a window that was forever the night she sang from the emptiness that knew her heart’s deepest longing. Starlight accepted her questioning and wiped her silver tears when moonlight found her grief. Even if she counted the stars there’d … Continue reading

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Only Love

Chance, happenstance, accidental, but maybe fate. His voice, oh, his voice, indelible in her heart even decades later. Strong, gentle. Kind and insightful. Her, all wrong, too slow to recognize love, one love, the only love, and then he was … Continue reading

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Her Before

Before the night she died, she sat up late wondering at her hope for the future. The night before. Before she was thrust onto the table and her future bled out. Before her breath was stolen, she’d huddled beneath a … Continue reading

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Noir Rain

Bleeding lives in a dead place forgotten. If not for the cannonade in her head she’d wonder if she was breathing, or was she dreaming in a monochrome storm again? Wafting shadows scattering remembered existence. Screaming whispers swore their outrage … Continue reading

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Sideways

Dreaming sideways, casting aside residual sorrow to tumble evermore into a valley burning. Loss, it cried, liquid silver caressing her cheeks while a gasping heart choked her throat. Standing sideways, swaying in mourning sunrise pain where hushed breaths came earlier … Continue reading

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Visitation

Transparent silhouette, faithful apparition. Zealous, you were, in your devotion, as was your love so often. That last embrace lingers still, still my heart, catches my breath, though your arms aren’t here to hold me. You’ve become a caressing breeze, … Continue reading

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Stepping Stones to Chaos

Another moment of silence following more senselessness to abhor, etching more stones in grieving, hearing more answers we’ll ignore. Outrage over trivialities, apathy when victims die, walking the stepping stones to chaos while too few wonder why. There’s no end … Continue reading

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The Way of Things

It’s difficult to navigate in a tailspin. I’ll be okay. I’m a survivor, so I’ll survive. I’ll move on. It’s been a rough week so this post is to let everyone know I’m putting off some of my online plans … Continue reading

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