Posts Tagged ‘regret’

Vain efforts


How do we stop a biting criticism before it bursts through the doors of our mind?   How do we stop that murderous feeling of jealousy, hate, contempt?   How do we keep these frail, pale cheeks from turning a weak and bashful red?   How do we withdraw those brimming tears; can we bridle them, […]



today I bought a doll with bubbled cheeks and silken lips and hair like dust in sunshine.   clothed in plain cotton smudges on its shoes and its soul shined through its porcelain eyes.   we play together like friends from birth soul mates siblings lovers.   today I bought a new doll with eyes […]

Was just a wisp.   A tender moment in which we leaned our weary heads together, a firmament of assurance in which our tired souls rejoiced, for we were broken.   Was just a brush of hands, like leaves that fall shyly about each other in Autumn’s dampening chill.   Together, we braced Winter’s displeasure, […]