• terri commented on the post, witnessed 5 years, 7 months ago

    she will not bare witness to the darkness in another lest they turn to witness her own

  • terri commented on the post, barricade 5 years, 11 months ago

    the only barricade he has is a self-deprecating smile. when that is knocked down he is open & vulnerable – that’s when you see his true face.

  • terri commented on the post, oil 5 years, 11 months ago

    it’s been so long since she’s seen the sky that the only rainbows she can recall are those that sparkle poisonously from the oil stains on the floor of her stone prison.

  • terri commented on the post, compound 5 years, 11 months ago

    the compounds of the air around us are endless. every first kiss, every last breath, every sigh. every star, every cloud & every ocean wave. the witness to every occurrence will find itself in your lungs.

  • terri commented on the post, lemon 5 years, 11 months ago

    the lemon tree out the back was frail & twisted, the fruit late & pale. it had little to offer her but she smiled more in her tending to it than any of the rose bushes out the front.