Tag: relationships

Fairytale Endings

I didn’t really mean for the painting to come out so pristine-ish (note the perfectly rounded left tree). However, I’ve grown to love the fairytale quality – a place of perfection where nothing can go wrong.

Really?

At least that’s what character Emma June thinks. Do you?

Meet Me Half Way

  Meet me half way.   Without compromise our heels will blister our feet will tear, crack and falter We will stumble and crumble and the road will rise and swallow us whole. The demons will tug on our insides until nothing is left…

He Ain’t Normal

Although I’d thought about it many a time, I made it through half of the summer without killing No-Account. So has Aunt Nolie for that matter. Her and that dead-beat husband of hers seem be back to some kind of normal — which for…

More than a Bloody Moon

Dad is slumped over on me now; half of his weight is on my right side, my right arm under his. I walk him to his side of the bed hoping Mother won’t wake up and see how drunk he is, see the blood I didn’t get…

The Hidden to Light

Entertain me with your laughter not your bravado dance for me a jig and smile when I join you Extend your hand and walk me across the water into a field of wild flowers Run without thought to catch my hat from the breeze…

Grow Some

For You, Anything. Except …

I planted flowers beneath the moon and all my hopes and dreams came true. I’d do anything for you except, dig them back up.   art by CD-W Weekly Photo Challenge – Rounded

The Woman’s Wee Man

So much did she love her wee Sammy Crockett she kept him tucked safely inside her shirt pocket. He didn’t much mind the prospect at first he never was hungry, nor parched from a thirst. The lining was soft, the fabrics in style He…

The reflected image of my life

Serendipitously, I looked over toward the mirror in my bathroom and saw this — the reflected image of my past with my husband and kids — a reminder of where we were and how far we’ve come. As I like to say, “there goes…