The Sun is Awake

I do this a lot--go into some state of hibernation with writing and what that really means is getting swept up in the chaos of life and too distracted to reflect on my feelings long enough to feel consistently grounded. Perhaps it's avoidance. One of the numerous coping mechanisms that no longer serve me. Something … Continue reading The Sun is Awake

Rain

It's half past midnight and I keep staring out the window at the bare swaying branches glistening beneath the orange lamp post. I close my eyes and a moment with my daughter earlier in the day replays in my mind. We're walking in the rain and singing the "rain rain go away" song. Despite the … Continue reading Rain

Transforming

On mornings when I wake up just before my alarm, I feel at peace. My eyes flicker slowly, adjusting to the light creeping in from the window. To maintain the stillness, I don't check the time right away, instead I allow my body to take direction from the soft light peering in from the hallway. … Continue reading Transforming