Just like a sprinkling of snow left in the shade When spring arrives, these feelings, they will stay What words are there to clear my bed of love? And should I even want to try when everything that blooms grows to look like you? Your life was lost to winter’s edge, and you’ve no more … Continue reading “Fuyu no Hanashi,” from the anime “Given” (English)
She holds his heart in her hands. Bloody to the elbows, it throbs against her fingertips.
I am not supposed to trust you. I am not supposed to trust that you won't throw me under the bus, or slam the door in my face, or whisper my secrets into unfriendly ears. I am not to speak with you as though I believe in you. I am not supposed to think the … Continue reading To Trust (the great societal “you”)
Headache, Day 4 evicted eyes and eviscerated capillaries are ace bandages that together bind my skull
I don't even know what I'm doing. I should be writing a challenge piece. I don't even know. This reflection came about because Keiko nominated me for a "One Lovely Blogger" Award; it got me thinking about things my audience may not know about me (for purposes of fulfilling the challenge requirements). I love having … Continue reading At Least There’s Some Beauty in That (a reflection, with premise)
Hypochondria—Or, Just an Everyday Moment My heart beats too hard and too fast throbbing in time with my temples the moment I sit in the chair and start to write. Light-headed, suddenly feeling an overwhelming need to catch my breath I close my sore eyes and wonder if the end days draw nearer for everyone … Continue reading Hypochondria (Or “Just an Everyday Moment”) – poem