Tag Archives: Seasons

A Matter Of Perspective

  I slid open the drapes that concealed the doors to the deck and looked out at what I termed a sorry excuse for a morning. It was ugly. A fog hung in the air only adding to the gloom. … Continue reading

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Cycle of Life

The rains came, as they always did. Prickly wet fingers, beating a staccato rhythm loudly upon the galvanized tin roof of the shack.  Rivulets of mud transforming the previously dusty road into an impassible bog.  Outside the shack, all signs … Continue reading

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Mason Jars

Stored upon old dusty shelves In the bosom of our home Await the bounty of last season Summers yield from fertile earth Through barren months sustain  

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The Window

The coughing spasm came again, causing a fire in his chest and compromising his already ragged breath.  When at last it passed, he laid there, physically drained.  It would be a while before his breathing returned to normal and he … Continue reading

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Black Water

Bitter winds assault The placid surface An icy rime Clutches the shore Ebony glass Dark as death Defies penetration Hides its sole Within the depths It’s evil dwells Frigid breath Defiant Black Water  

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