Dream Expression

I dream of dancing in floor length dresses surrounded by satin curtains on a stage.  The music is me singing in acapella from the lyrics of my heart.  If only the dancing were enough to brush the sadness away.  When the cell phone alarm rings, the music stops and all sounds of entertainment cease.  I … Continue reading

When I Met You

August 12, 2022 -To my dear friend for her wedding day. When I met you, I didn’t know the sun wasn’t shining;  Dark clouds had sucked me into their foggy grasp. When you came into the room, it was like daybreak:  A clear blue morning after the night’s raging storm.  When you spoke, my sad … Continue reading

So long, Old Summer

Light piano keys clear away the Friday indulgences, Unlike the acidic caffeine from the stale ground coffee beans. Sunshine tricks the nighttime routine with late brightness and warm window scenes. Soon the leaves will change to oranges and yellows, weakening summer.  Comfy pants, soft and smooth, remind me of cabin sheets and starlight. Inside my … Continue reading