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On the Side of Love

For the last three nights I hadn’t slept too well.  I would wake up over an hour earlier than   normal and then be unable to get back to sleep.  I was a bit tired then when I went into my   bedroom to watch a little television this evening.  The nightly news was its...

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Déjà Vu

By the gate of SingaporeI look at the skyAnd watch the dance of thunderAnd I wonder aloud–Have I seen heaven lose control before?The wet paintings on the wallsBeckon to me with all their mightSo I move closer, gliding on my feetBut the closer I move,The farther their...

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Sunset Beauty

I was only sixteen, an age when I just couldn't wait to get my driver's license and be free! My relationship with my father was good, but I was at the age when I wanted to separate myself - to grow up. I wanted to live! I was the youngest and I had one older brother...

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A Momma’s Love and Devotion

It was a freezing cold, dreary day, even though the calendar said it was almost Spring. The white hen (the one that was always hiding from the twelve roosters mentioned in the story "Bunny Eggs") had laid some eggs under the large rhododendron bush in the front yard...

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My Father’s World

I am -- or rather, was -- a walker. I guess I got into it when I started timber cruising (topographic and timber quantitative surveying) for various logging companies on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada, during summers in my high school and early university...

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Riverbank’s Benediction

“Let’s go to Riverbanks Zoo!” I announced to my family.A day trip excursion was just what I needed. The hour and a half drive to Columbia from Charlotte was a relaxing get-a-way from everything that was bothering me. Monotonous stretches of asphalt smoothed my nerves...

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