Tag Archives: Dreams

Cloud Watching

When I was young I spent hours lying on my back Staring at the clouds And wondering what they were. Sometimes a rabbit or cow. Maybe an old man or woman. Occasionally a car or truck. Most importantly, They represented … Continue reading

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Dreams

I wish that I could say that my mother had loved me.  If she had, I’d tell you about the times she held me in her lap and hugged, so tight, all while crooning soothing words.  I would share the … Continue reading

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My Wishes, Over Time

When I was a child, my dreams were three-fold: happiness, safety, and love. I don’t remember the specifics as it’s been far too many years, but I felt as if I lacked all three. Early pictures of me show a … Continue reading

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Education

Magic bullet Gateway to the stars Door to continuous learning Within easy reach Requires some effort  Constantly yearning

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Mountains of Dreams

Majestic mountains with snow-capped peaks touch a baby-blue sky dotted with puffy clouds like fingers brushing God’s eyes, cleansing air. White dusted pines march up and down slopes erect as soldiers, as still as statues bearing arms, free from smoky … Continue reading

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Fearful Memories

She came to her mother in the night smelling of sweat, fear and sour breath with hair tangled into miserable knots crying about the monsters plaguing her dreams which resembled all too closely the boys who teased her mercilessly at … Continue reading

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Tumult

Words spew forth like a waterfall A frenetic jumble of phrases That slowly meld together Forming cognizant thoughts At times, soft and comforting At others, cannonballs capable of destruction Annihilating warships Armies wielding sharp swords in response. But I am … Continue reading

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