TWITL – week forty-one – end of fall break

was this just passing time temporary laughter fleeting love because this was love shining bright and true now it’s gone no wait, it lingers hurt and blindsided so many questions never to be answered was this just passing time truth would have served better not this one-sided game of pretend were there rules untold until…

TWITL – week twenty-three – maybe you’ll say

maybe you’ll say I have it all living the dream love and light joy and curiosity maybe you’ll say how could it be I made you laugh I made you cry I made you think maybe you’ll say I had no reason to walk away to end this dream to turn to memory maybe you’ll…

TWITL – week twenty-two – how a short week felt so long

maybe you miss me those bits of sweet attention filled with such longing It was a short work week but lo, it felt so long! I’m not even sure that it really dragged or anything of the sort. No, it was more that the days were busy and such. Also, the weather started to turn…

TWITL – week twenty-one – a long weekend

the touch of the sun so sweet and warm on the skin more than summer’s hint MOVIES Solo: A Star Wars Story – When the husband asked me how I liked the movie, I did not give it the rousing recommendation that I had for the last few movies I’ve watched and whilst drinking some…

TWITL – week fourteen – the little things

the little things remind me of you the whisper of the wind the last chord of a song sometimes I smile forgetting the end while remembering the laughter the sweetness untarnished a careless phrase conjuring a moment a memory best left to dreams softly lit gentled by hope and whimsy the little things that remind…

TWITL – week three – music makes the world go ’round

MUSIC Devin Dawson – DARK HORSE – I had pre-ordered this album and it finally dropped on Friday. It is so good. I find myself liking this song but then no, that song. Truthfully, I think I have some kind of love for all the songs. I am really digging “Symptoms,” “Secondhand Hurt,” “Placebo,” and…

TWITL – week forty-three – counting down to #NaNoWriMo

should I step into the light take that breath reveal the very heart of me should I face those fears banish the doubts take that chance to shine should I let go chase that dream teasing me just beyond my reach Just a few more days and I will be writing my latest story for…

TWITL – week thirty-seven – prepping for #NaNoWriMo

daydreams that wander maybe leading to something more than wistful sighs I’ve begun the prep work on my next National Novel Writing Month story. I know, it’s a little early, but I like to pretend to be prepared. I also like having a notebook on hand and writing when something comes to me. I’m trying…

TWITL – week thirty-six – how do you remember

do you forget the trying times the complications the drawn out drama do you forget the selfishness the childishness the constant bid for attention do you forget the sacrifice the lows and highs the weakness and the strength how do you balance how do you honor how do you remember So I had a whole…

TWITL – week thirty-four – an eclipse & sick days…

stillness cools the air as the sun seems to retreat from upturned gazes I really dug the eclipse on Monday. I was oddly excited about it and I was reminded that long ago I wanted to be an astronomer. If I had kept my head in the science and math game, I probably would have…

TWITL – week twenty-nine – convention envy

the stir of the soul where dreams unleash the secret harbored in the heart So much San Diego Comic Con envy right now!!! I wish I could just ignore all the convention goodness but I can’t. Let’s see, who did I miss at Comic Con? Aleks Paunovic, Simon Kassianides, Karl Urban, Jensen Ackles, Ryan Gosling,…