• VikingBee commented on the post, dot 5 years, 8 months ago

    It’s a dot, an end. And then a beginning, with promise and wonder. That moment after a dot, full of possibilities, fingers hovering.

  • VikingBee commented on the post, delight 5 years, 8 months ago

    Delighting in venom, rolling in it, the green burning and it sparkles like glass, shattering me.

  • VikingBee commented on the post, flee 5 years, 9 months ago

    It’s difficult to flee, screaming, from life. The life that pelts you with demands, office politics, drippy babies and dinners that need to be cooked. every. day.

  • VikingBee commented on the post, stories 5 years, 10 months ago

    Inside there are stories. They beat, thrum, sometimes scream. They quiver when close to release, and then burst through my fingers and my soul joyfully, sometimes painfully, empties onto the page.

  • VikingBee commented on the post, planter 5 years, 11 months ago

    A source of pride for me with my black thumbs: an unruly giant of a tomato plant snuggled in a cheap plastic planter. Yellow tomatoes dripped from the sprawling branches. I loved to brush my fingers over the leaves and breathe in the green scent.

  • VikingBee commented on the post, checkmate 5 years, 11 months ago

    Back to the wall I can’t breathe brain stopped brain sizzling I can’t get out where do I go I can’t get out

  • VikingBee commented on the post, mumbling 5 years, 11 months ago

    The words tumbled in my mouth, tasting like my own lack of self confidence and my mother’s disappointment. Rolling endlessly, my tongue just a limp muscle pushing around inadequate ideas.

  • VikingBee commented on the post, trench 5 years, 11 months ago

    It meandered from one end of the garden to the other, through the raspberries and shriveled lettuce leaves. Trucks lay on their side painted with mud.

  • VikingBee commented on the post, calamity 5 years, 12 months ago

    It was quiet again. Winds swept dust over entrails stewing in the sun.

  • VikingBee commented on the post, pained 6 years ago

    It was black and vast, a wound in her, consuming her. She smiled and I could almost ignore her eyes, so pained.

  • VikingBee commented on the post, eternal 6 years ago

    It’s in the skies and under my feet, carpet of leaves so many years thick, my love my love my love is evermore.

  • VikingBee commented on the post, tales 6 years ago

    I tell tales of beauty and winds and magic in my head, but I fumble and stumble and never do anything but dream.

  • VikingBee commented on the post, terrain 6 years ago

    Rocks in my shoes and I feel them all the way to my back. Walking forever here.

  • VikingBee commented on the post, also 6 years ago

    I also also also like blue and pancakes and tree houses with ladders that climb to clouds and beyond.