Your Energy

You were there standing by the grass, as the evensong drew a veil of darkness over the trees, and the sky flushed into cold palest blue. You felt the cool, or was it the dew? gathering across the world as the last dying remnants of the day tore westwards, to new places, new joys new…

The Last Day

There is a cherry tree that stands in the sunken garden of the military academy so that as you walk past the canopy is there: level with you, and all those glimmering fruits seem to shine like pearls of dragon’s blood. I picked a handful of the sun kissed fruits for him, and placed them…

You are Water

via Daily Prompt: Unravel The phone was placed onto the table and all else faded away into a blur of hot helpless tears. You are mostly made of a column of water some six feet high, and what a miracle that water can walk and talk, worry and exult, touch taste and see. See until…

Making Sense of Loss

via Daily Prompt: Cusp You notice the little things only after the big things have stopped their clamouring for your heart. The way the footpath is made of little white gravel and lined at the edges with blocks of stone separating the street from the path. The way the seat in the waiting room had…

Lessons from a Mountain

This mountain looms so large over my whole life. There are objects that do the same for you. Perhaps it is the kitchen by the window, where she stood and worked, or the shed, smelling of wood chips, paint thinners and machinery. Perhaps a stretch of beach, or that space in the yard at dusk….