Tag Archives: storms

Forgotten Dreams

Fleeting image in a mirror In a darkened, silent room A flash of white and pure light Black hair flowing in a stream She said ‘It’s nothing like it seems’ Ill spent days and forgotten ways I think I know … Continue reading

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Snuggled in my quilt Like a child While the wind howls Its misery Outside So sublime To be quiet, settled Safe For a time So warm and enfolded Still, as though Expecting a moment To arrive Sleep beckons Like a playful … Continue reading

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Weather Portent

Strange days So cold before the season’s time Hiding within My home like a haven A bleaker sky Seems to call to a memory Just out of reach Chilling temperature Sinking in my skin Warmed by home and hearth And … Continue reading

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Storm Gods

When I was in my early teen years one day I stayed home from high school because I was unwell. Sometime in the mid afternoon of that day my mother came to rouse me from my sleep, saying ‘Helen! Hurry! … Continue reading

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