The Space Between

The Space Between The space between Dark blue and black Differing shades of forever Where pointing fingers linger And eyes do blink The stuff of dreams gathering Like nocturnal memories No lights required Just open minds Stardust and magic Little parcels of eternity Destiny and hope Children praying for shooting stars Adults too Never has […]

The Winter Tree

 "They say its petals fall to remind us of winters past." "I don't want to remember them." "No?" "No. What's so special about winter, anyway?" "Its beauty." "Petals are more beautiful than snow." "Are they?" "Snow's cold." "And if the petals fell early whilst winter still nipped at your cheeks? How would you know […]

Caffeine Addiction

She took the quill and lavished it in a deep, indigo ink. Without a care for who watched, the table she splashed on, or especially me sat watching from the checkout, she rolled up her sleeve to reveal porcelain skin and wrote on her arm in great sweeping strokes. The words spelled my name. Once […]

Fireflies and Plum

   A flittering, fluttering purple and plum, they split the night in incandescence. Choosing to alight on the old, oak tree, the little ones began their dance. I remained hidden, secreted behind a rhododendron bush a spellbound observer. Purple was wrong, I knew that, an unnatural hue, but all the more staggering because of it. […]

A Most Beautiful Witch

She hid in her house of crumbling brick Afraid of the daylight, it made her quite sick Afraid of the noisy, the loud and the brash Preferring the moonlight and nights soothing sash Caring for nature in ways we would miss With eyes like the moon, such sweet silvered bliss Until come one midnight, we […]