A Natural Symphony

Today, as I often do, I surrendered to the music of the ocean waves surging and retreating against the shore, the birds, oh the birds!, in their marvelous song, chirps and whistles and shrill remarks, the fuzzy bumblebees and the flies and hornets buzzing suddenly as they move from dandelion to dandelion, water cascading over […]

Heard in a Seashell One Evening

Relentless sway Rise and fall Wet, wet, dry Shifting tiny things Cradling the old Cold and full of life Warm and empty Filled with song and movement Movement, movement Rising again Bringing back new life A cry! An awakening Hopeful, peaceful, fierce Fits of rage, necessary Glassy calm Creator Destroyer Dying, crying, poison! poison! How […]

Oceans

an ocean rages inside me pours out in sobs and wails crashes against my ribcage drowning my heart, my soul streams of liquid heartache flow down tears constantly falling I was whole when you were in me you walked effortlessly across my stormy peaks and troughs now I’m dry on the outside parchment skin and […]

Winter Peace

I’ve been spending as much time as I can on my beach, letting the quiet soak into my bones and its peace cover my soul. I have a narrow road to recovery but it is these moments that I find myself able to heal, little pieces at a time. Parts of me feeling betrayed. Parts […]

Daemona

She was just an egg in the deep green sea, one amongst a thousand. Her soft shell was orange-pink and kept her safe for a little while. She poked a claw out one moonlit night and pushed her way free, turned and swallowed that now-dull orange casement in three bites. It was to be the […]

Ocean Scenery

There aren’t many places in the world that make me happy more consistently than the ocean. Or, perhaps, the beach by the ocean (because let’s face it, I’m not out in the water… it’s Alaska, for Pete’s sake). It’s the smell in the air. The wide open spaces. The sounds of seagulls and eagles screeching. […]

High Tide

I felt your pull and how could I fight it? Why would I? Your waves gently washed over my heart and filled all the tidepools of my soul. You brought life and fresh oxygen to my limp and lifeless hands. When your fingers slid over and around my thighs, I opened myself completely to you, […]