“Darkness will always try to extinguish the light. The light will always try to repress the darkness.” Morgan Rhodes, "Rebel Spring"
The farther into this life that I journey, the less in focus my past becomes. I forget the hard edges and garish moments. They fade into a subtle mosaic, a muted backdrop for the splendor of my present, with the hope of my future lighting my way ahead.
Sunlight scandalized the introverted downtown building, shimmying along rows of wallflower windows, inviting them to dance.
“Don't tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.” ~ Anton Chekhov I had to come to the brink of shattering completely before I found my strength. Gossamer-thin fissures crisscross my whole being. You can’t see them unless I’m standing in the Light, then I am ablaze in … Continue reading Glint of light
Finally, after meager years lost in the wilderness, Willys and his family escape the pinewood jungle. Squinting against dazzling sunlight, they face an unfamiliar and frightening world. Turning ‘round, they return to Shangri-La. NaBloPoMo 30/30
Speed of Light rockets Headlong into the forest Speed of Sound defuses *Photo venue: Short Springs Natural Area, Tullahoma, TN
I’ve been down so long, I’ve lost track of days. Without benefit of the sun, I rely on cycles to measure the passage of time. Eat, sleep, wake, eat, sleep, wake… three cycles equals one chit mark on the wall. Weeks, months all run together. Subterranean noises are amplified. What may be a tiny mouse … Continue reading Hiding from the light