Tag: Fear

I am at Sea – A Poem

I am adrift on the water and I try to find me inside my body, but I’m no longer certain that the barriers it held have stayed in place. My mind is at sea in the landscape of myself and I don’t know how… Continue Reading “I am at Sea – A Poem”

The Minotaur – First Draft DONE!!!

Oh, my goodness. I wrote 2,565 words today and the first draft of my novel The Minotaur is finished. The novel took me eight months to write. It all started with the first line that popped into my head and wouldn’t leave me alone:… Continue Reading “The Minotaur – First Draft DONE!!!”

Sharing Scars – A Poem

We sat together comparing our scars. Some of them had been caused by others and some we had made ourselves. Many of them were the same except for several of mine. He had no scars along his skin to match them. “It’s because you’ve… Continue Reading “Sharing Scars – A Poem”

Chains, Comets and Stars – A Poem

I am finding it difficult to walk. There is a weight that pulls at me; it slows my every step and I am surprised by the pain that I’m experiencing, as if shards of glass are caught in my skin. Tired of moving forward… Continue Reading “Chains, Comets and Stars – A Poem”

Covid Fears – A Poem

It is the unknown I’m afraid of. The force of it wipes all rational thought from within me and I am left with the tangles of what remains, mere ribbons that flit and flap in the wind where rational thought used to reside. It… Continue Reading “Covid Fears – A Poem”

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