I was at a funeral the other day, surrounded by the mourning friends and family of a lovely old lady, and listening to her daughter's heartfelt eulogy as I dwelled on something I have observed. At all the funerals I've been to and heard of, I always notice how no one has anything but good … Continue reading Of Funerals and Forgiveness
Are you scared of bugs and beetles Or fluffy dogs that bark? Are you scared of enclosed spaces Or dentists and the dark? Do you have a fear of spiders? Are you afraid of heights? Is it a fear of the supernatural That keeps you up at night? I'm not scared of animals, Spiders or … Continue reading What scares you most?
Charles bit his lip in concentration. He hesitated, then tensed his muscles and launched himself towards the branch. Catching on with the tips of his fingers, he grasped hold of it and swiftly pulled himself up. Pleased, he looked far down to the base of the huge tree, where the wolves had been lurking. Almost … Continue reading Man vs Nature
Please, just one last kiss She entreated him as they Parted at her house Before he drove away He rolled down the window She ducked down and leaned in Planted one on his lips It made them both grin Please just one last kiss We won't meet for two whole weeks? It's been 4 months … Continue reading Please, Just One Last Kiss
The ending of a life, before its time Strikes us with sorrow and grief We look back on their life, lamenting how It was so shortlived, so brief. But the passing of one who means a lot to us Can have effects that run deep It impacts our mind, all that we think of It … Continue reading Loss
Smoke thick as a blanket is clouding the air Ashes grey and gritty are falling on my hair The dusty smell of fire is tickling my nose I watch the flames leap, as the fire grows. A clumsy drop of liquid, a careless spill It could happened to anyone, say what you will But one … Continue reading The Fire