Special Dreams

Red hot poker of pain woke me a long emotional draining dream I was confused couldn't remember what was real or just one of my special dreams The baby girl in question was mine I gave birth to her because I remember I was there the question of who her father is was the main…

Drifting

I feel like I have fallen into the fog it is more accurate to say the fog has descended upon me I can hear the waves lapping upon the shore, I look down and see grey mist not my feet nor water My relationship with pain is odd as an 'on the wagon' cutter, I…

Everyday Inspiration, Day Two: Write a List

Things I Like Flowers: Rudbeckia, Coneflower, Monardia, Sunflowers (brown and yellow), Hostas, Morning Glories, Chrysanthemum, Gerber Daisy, Poppies, Calendula, Butterfly Bush, Balsam, Mullein, Goldenrod, Four O'clocks, Periwinkle, Balloon Flower, Thistle, Bachelor's Buttons, Columbine, Daylily, Goldenrod, Hen and Chicks, Hollyhock, Iris, Sedum, Lamb's Ear, Phlox, Trillium, Yarrow, Yucca, Buttercup, Amaranth, Cosmos, Marigold, Dusty Miller, Mexican Sunflower,…

The End

It is the end of the summer season Yesterday, I put on a long sleeved tunic Not a halter top, sundress or brightly colored brief top The days of heat and humidity are coming to a close like my squash plants covered in powdery mildew Bearing fruit, the dying plant produces babies as if it…

It is Fitting

I blinked, the clock told me I was ten minutes early I did a double take just to make sure Usually, the clocks are wrong or, I am ten minutes late I had just enough time to pay a bill over the phone I had been procrastinating about this call for ever No time like…

Once Again

Well, today was the second big day of the month that included court school, food, lawyers, anxiety and driving. On any other day, I would have driven myself and my children to the courthouse. I learned my lesson on the last trip. I am frail. There, I said it. I collapsed on the stairs last…