• skylarkin commented on the post, desolation 5 years, 2 months ago

    desolation filled her memory of the loss she felt….
    unsaid feelings voiced with and an unmeasurable sense of belonging lost.

  • skylarkin commented on the post, crystal 5 years, 3 months ago

    Her dreams floated to the surface with memories of a crystal necklace sparkling upon her neck

  • skylarkin commented on the post, strung 5 years, 12 months ago

    Shells were strung between the small bare trees lining the riverbank. The island was littered
    with clam and oyster shells,…. feasts by the settlers of long ago.

  • skylarkin commented on the post, footage 6 years ago

    A rich dark brown bed of leaves provided the soft footage that her ravaged feet needed , and there was so much more to go.

  • skylarkin commented on the post, narrative 6 years ago

    The narrative detailing her escape was forever imprinted on her mind.

  • skylarkin commented on the post, national 6 years ago

    A national sense of pride warmed her soul as she shared the love of friends circling the glow of the campfire.

  • skylarkin commented on the post, dogmatic 6 years ago

    The word, dogmatic, described the essence she felt when her brother was in his mood of ranting intolerance.

  • skylarkin commented on the post, savage 6 years ago

    They called her a savage. She lived outdoors and was comfortable with the birds, wind,
    and silence for companions.

  • skylarkin commented on the post, infinity 6 years ago

    Her moment gazing far above the infinity of the red rock landscape felt dreamlike.

  • skylarkin commented on the post, silo 6 years ago

    She hid behind the old Mennonite silo on the edge of the forest. The white beacon of
    plenty meant folks lived nearby,…..she missed folks but feared their intrusion in her secret
    world.

  • skylarkin commented on the post, flipped 6 years ago

    She flipped aside the deerskin and gazed afar to the ridge line below. The burnt sun glowed
    through the tops of the cottonwoods lining the glistening river below.
    The journey had been free of worry and pursuit, so far.

  • skylarkin commented on the post, clamp 6 years ago

    The emotional pain of letting the daily comfort of her friends slip behind felt like a clamp on her heart

  • skylarkin commented on the post, deft 6 years, 1 month ago

    The deft way she turned her calamity into opportunity was a shining moment.
    On the road free from the small minded routine of her mountain life,…feeling larger,
    creative, and reflective.

  • skylarkin commented on the post, homeless 6 years, 2 months ago

    The word “homeless” didn’t mean the same anymore. She felt at home in the forest of her
    new comrades…a kind, and conscious circle of dedicated preservers of the blue flame creed.

  • The circle of women around the fire was joined by the brotherhood of the blue fame beasts…
    beasts that soared above the young heads of the blue flame girl initiates.

  • skylarkin commented on the post, sisterhood 6 years, 2 months ago

    Her initiation into the blue flame sisterhood was a joyous celebration surrounded by century
    old growth in the deep of the Boreal forest.

  • skylarkin commented on the post, barren 6 years, 2 months ago

    The warm white rock felt good under her strong brown feet. Above her the soaring red tail hawk screeched as he dove to a running rabbit in the pale sage brush. The green valley below shimmered with the early morning hay irrigation….these images took her away from the travels of her simmering heart.

  • skylarkin commented on the post, spilled 6 years, 3 months ago

    Her loneliness spilled from her eyes and sorrow fell from her lips in quivering soft sighs

  • skylarkin commented on the post, clout 6 years, 3 months ago

    The clout on his forehead as he reached through the rock gap knocked him backwards onto the mossy forest floor.

  • skylarkin commented on the post, wafer 6 years, 3 months ago

    The rock passage was tight, but she had to chance squeezing through it. The flaming beast’s hot breath was starting to scorch the tall grass behind her as she shimmied to safety.