Afraid of the Dark

Shoulders hunched against the world, eyes cast down to the hole in the toe of his shoe, past the iron fence, (the one befriended by morning glories), and around the old well, (the one with the ghost at the bottom), The destination always the same. Arriving promptly Just as the sherbert colored horizon Begins to…

Breath on the window pane Dancing fingers spell words Cold blue sky that no one likes And a lone blackbird left behind But lonely isn't always cold Not if you wrap it tightly In kind words and a parting smile. Just don't look in the mirror The broken glass can't hide The stone gray sadness…

Darkness and Shadows

She closed her eyes And nestled into the darkness.  It wasn't like drowning or Sinking into hell.  It wasn’t scary…. It didn't feel angry.  She tried to remember What it was like to feel But found empty space.  Sighing, She felt the  liquid velvet of the night wrap around her body.  It was heavy on…