Tag Archives: Ontyre Passages

Not Standing Still

Fretting, worrying, she’d known it all, tears of helplessness to make her feel small. When her awakening came it was finding that trying quieted the fearfulness, ended the crying. Not trying to try, but trying to do, for in the … Continue reading

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A Moment Forever

snow-glistening whispers a fire’s caress until her skin did warm a winter evening’s kiss love, passion, breaths too shallow to hold and thankfulness were it a moment lasting forever it wouldn’t be long enough ember-glowing heat her hands seeking her … Continue reading

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Defeating the Self-Editing Monster

The self-editing monster is a fearsome, gruesome beast that inspires gut-churning apprehension in all who stand in its way. Hours become years as you wither away with only a dusty dictionary as a companion. Cue the candelabra, drafty room, and … Continue reading

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Dear Fingers

Her fingers, she wondered, what story were they typing? It certainly wasn’t the one her head was thinking. What was up with pesky ring fingers dancing for joy on keys, creating character strings and doing so with glee? Why oh … Continue reading

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Magnetic

Magnetism, such a silly word, all that pushing and pulling when the living aren’t metal. Romance, it was anything but magnetic, till the force pulling her ahead said she was the silly one. Inside, attraction was a glittering force, anticipating … Continue reading

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My Writing Journal

The year wanes so this is a good time to talk about my writing journal, which I’ve referenced, but never fully explained. Too, I’m about to retire it to become reference only — after FIVE years. It began as a … Continue reading

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Dream Dancing

She imagined him sometimes, the laugh he shared, reminding her his life was hers, that she mattered to him. Her closed eyes summoned him, his hand to her cheek, his gaze holding her in an embrace for an extra moment … Continue reading

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Fantasical World

Once upon the glimmer of a fading thought, she caught a glimpse of the dream once thought gone forever in a life where her past self believed she had eternity. If improbably glimpsing the dream was a momentary reality, then … Continue reading

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The Accomplishment and Gratitude Relationship

The Thanksgiving holiday has passed here in the US, ushering in a time of quiet reflection as I emerge from a difficult period in my life. I say quiet because I’m someone who avoids Black Friday and most of what … Continue reading

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The Road to Respect

There was a special pain in the moment she realized years of investment had made her a thing discarded. Her two-way road to truth was a one-way lane fraught with lies, all the sweet words in the world still amounting … Continue reading

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