Tag Archives: longing

The Leaving

The north wind blows the snow in swirling luminous eddies. Biting cold seeps into the woman’s fruitless body prostrate on the ground. Sparkling snow, deep in some places, barren in others, fans over her splayed-out chestnut hair. Spiky golden stalks of grass rubbing in the wind, Scratching, scratching in the snow. ~ ~ ~ What could end the promise of

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A Flickering Flame

  The flame flickers in the breeze from the open window Raindrops spit against the glass. Falling, rhythmic, keeping time Wet spatters slide rivulets filling the ocean of my heart. The flame sputters, stutters, goes out. Love and longing searching for a remedy. Air so heavy you cannot breathe Gasping, panting, breathless – The steady beating of a shattered heart.

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