Settling

Last night was, obviously, rough, but I talked to several good friends today and it felt so good to just... to reach out... and meet outstretched hands in return.  It is still alien to me to share my feelings, to accept compassion, to... talk about... my real self.  But it was positive and healing, and … Continue reading Settling

A Child’s Prayer – Constrained Writing (CW) – Drabble

This is where God lives I thought stepping inside. A wooden cross stretched floor to roof against the farthest wall.  Silence deep and still surrounded me.  He'd notice me missing soon, his favorite girl, his special friend.  The soft carpet swallowed my hurried steps.  I passed cushioned pews, soft light through stained-glass cast patterns on … Continue reading A Child’s Prayer – Constrained Writing (CW) – Drabble

Ordinary Girl

Such an ordinary girl, don’t you look it. Come on, tell us, tell us, ordinary girl. First date, first kiss… Naw, I don’t feel like telling. Come on, tell us, tell us, ordinary girl. First love, first base… You don’t want to know. Sure we do, tell us, tell us, ordinary girl. First time, all … Continue reading Ordinary Girl