Conversations with Fear

I met her at the end of a long winding road. It had not been an easy trip. Thoughts ran through my mind as I traveled down the path. There was anger, sadness and regret. Dozens of things I wanted to say. Questions, accusations...I wanted to yell at her. To ask her why. Why she... Continue Reading →

Bring Me Your Words

I sat on the ground beside her, watching the sun set over the fields. The light here was always golden, a place perpetually bathed in the last sunshine of the day. For hours we  sat, without speaking. When I'd arrived I'd greeted her, quietly. And she'd smiled and nodded. She had seemed happy to see... Continue Reading →

The River of Memory

All around me the eerie light played against the walls of the cave as I walked towards the dark river. I could only see a few feet ahead of me, could see nothing but the glow of the water and the dim outline of the boat.  When I reached it, I didn't hesitate. I stepped... Continue Reading →

Tea and the Tiny Voice

It was close to 3 in the morning when I finally left the computer and headed downstairs. I still felt awake, even though I knew that I should go to sleep soon. Thinking that some tea might help me fall asleep, I headed into the kitchen. I opened the door to enter and then immediately... Continue Reading →

The Trail of Hearts

It was early afternoon, the sun filtering through the trees as I walked along the path. It had been a very long time since I had come this way. The things one might encounter traveling here were frightening--they were never far from my mind. I remembered this path, although the memory was hazy. This was... Continue Reading →

The Whisper of an Idea

"If you stand outside on a warm night, I will come to you." It was late at night, and I was very tired. I wanted to work a little bit longer--it was too early to break away. I stared at the blank screen, feeling the frustration tie my stomach into a knot. And I ignored... Continue Reading →

The Forest of Memories

I stood at the entrance of a dark and incredibly dense forest. The trees were twisted, withered by age and lack of sunlight. The day was quickly fading to night, and I was aware that I had been standing here for a very long time. Possibly, forever. I didn't really know. All around me shades... Continue Reading →

What the Wind Told Me

The ice crunched under my feet as I walked. The wind tore at my hair, whipping past my face. I trudged on, step following step. I had been walking through the snowy landscape for hours, my vision obscured by snowflakes. It was too late for me to turn around, even though I had tried, many... Continue Reading →

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