• Lena commented on the post, tide 9 years, 5 months ago

    the tide scampered away from my feet upon the moist sand, rolled away to join the huge expanse of navy blue sea. i let it take with it all those scrambled-up memories that were no longer worth thinking about. after all, it was a new year. i deserved a clean new slate. i closed my […]

  • Lena commented on the post, waltz 9 years, 5 months ago

    i remember when you taught me the waltz and at first i couldn’t get it right, being as how i was so uncoordinated. but you waited patiently for the longest time until i finally learned and we would dance together in our little world, until we could hear nothing but each other’s footsteps and the […]

  • Lena commented on the post, waltz 9 years, 5 months ago

    she ran into the forest, leaping and bounding over the thick roots of the tall oak trees. she did cartwheels on the soft, damp earth. she waltzed, inviting every single animal to join her, from the shy spotted deer hiding beneath the bushes to the brightly chirping cicadas. the day was coming to a close […]

  • Lena commented on the post, revolt 9 years, 5 months ago

    they decided, one day, that it was time to revolt. they were done with the stereotypical-teenager deal. they were going to be individuals. they cut their hair and ripped holes in their jeans. they stopped listening to the radio. they questioned every aspect of conformity. they broke the mold, couldn’t be labeled or classified or […]

  • Lena commented on the post, without 9 years, 5 months ago

    She existed, but no more than that. There was no longer that fiery glow just beneath her surface. She had been extinguished; she was an lantern without a flame. She was lifeless.

  • Lena commented on the post, leap 9 years, 5 months ago

    I envy how the effortlessly the frog leaps
    From lilypad to shiny forest-green lilypad,
    How he knows exactly where he is going
    And has such easy confidence in the fact that
    Wherever he lands
    There will be something beneath his feet.

  • Lena commented on the post, leap 9 years, 5 months ago

    She stood at the edge of the diving board. She had to do it, had to: or else they would all laugh at her. But even that reasoning wouldn’t allow her feet to propel the rest of her body off of the board into the shimmering, cold, turquoise water below. She was terrified.