• Louise commented on the post, late 7 years ago

    They were silenced by the looks. They knew what each glare meant. They kept quiet and turned to each other and smiled. “Let’s go!”

  • Louise commented on the post, measured 7 years ago

    They were all looking up. Taking it in. But differently. Some with sunglasses, others shading their eyes with their hands or a magazine. I wanted the pain. Stronger. I wanted my eyes to stream. To hurt.

  • Louise commented on the post, arts 7 years ago

    Musing I moved from one room to another. The historic beauty clung to the walls in fear. I wanted to know what of. Of me?

  • Louise commented on the post, draw 7 years ago

    I reached out my hand and took hold of the charcoal. Mashing it onto the paper I started to see the dark grey lines take the shape of the beast that was livinging in my head.

  • Louise commented on the post, major 7 years ago

    Twinkling in the dark, sweet night it beckons to me. Sending chills through my body as the frost picks it’s way through ’til dawn.

  • Louise commented on the post, guard 7 years, 1 month ago

    For me this was a challenge. He stood there, clip board in hand. Name? Age? I started to walk past him. He appeared again in front of me. Name? Age? I continued.

  • Louise commented on the post, steps 7 years, 1 month ago

    I could hear them as we slipped and stumbled past the pink ribbons. The ghostly feel of them tap, tapping behind me as the town in mourning lay before me. I slipped out. Before they caught me.

  • Louise commented on the post, sail 7 years, 1 month ago

    She ran around the boat catching the light in her fingers. Stuffing it into her pockets and under her elbows and knees. The children would curl around her like new born puppies tonight and she would glow like an angel.

  • Louise commented on the post, solution 7 years, 1 month ago

    Simple. The most precious thing we have is the air that we breathe and the path that we get to walk daily. The choices we get to make and the God we worship. Solved.

  • Louise commented on the post, forth 7 years, 1 month ago

    The words caught in her throat. She wanted to say it. The truth. The words that had been sitting there waiting impatiently all these years. The silence had given way for the words. They were waiting. She […]

  • Louise commented on the post, charge 7 years, 1 month ago

    The bright, glaring lights were coming closer. I sped up. Closer again. I pushed the car into the sharp corners and willed my turning to come. The lights followed down the dark street. Then the flashing blue […]

  • Louise commented on the post, shown 7 years, 1 month ago

    The pathway had narrowed with time and lack of use. Thorns and brambles caught at my clothes but my sister mercilessly marched forward. As she did so the memories flowed and my love for her chocked in my throat.

  • Louise commented on the post, shown 7 years, 1 month ago

    The reflection was there she could not deny it. She wanted to. She wanted it to be someone else. But there was no doubt, she was now resembling her mother. She took down the mirror.

  • Louise commented on the post, raised 7 years, 1 month ago

    Cracking his knuckles he winced at the memory of his father. The cracking he had aped. He stretched out his fingers. No more.

  • Louise commented on the post, entrance 7 years, 1 month ago

    It’s lifeless marble corpse caught my eye and held it. The curves, the smooth elegance. So dense yet so soft.

  • Louise commented on the post, civilize 7 years, 1 month ago

    The convent walls were so high I wondered who they were keeping out? Or who were they keeping in. I peeked through the iron gates and saw black and white swishing through the court yard with small children […]

  • Louise commented on the post, bury 7 years, 1 month ago

    I had seen the pile of earth. Cleverly cuddled into a corner of the garden. I regarded him. He knew.

  • Louise commented on the post, since 7 years, 1 month ago

    There has been more me. Less him. There has been more smiles. Less growls. There has been more light. Less. . . well you get the picture. Since.

  • Louise commented on the post, gone 7 years, 1 month ago

    I reach up to the heavy stars, loaded in the sky. Just one touch and the ripple is enough. They are falling like shining marbles around me. I panic. It is all my fault. why did I reach for them?

  • Louise commented on the post, wet 7 years, 1 month ago

    I see the reflections on the dark streets. The guide lights warning of the fall.