Tag: the dark forest

The Flutter of Leaves and Birds’ Wings – A Poem

It happened so casually this time. Whenever I walked, the shadows would follow me. There are more of them in the sunlight. I could hear the flutter of birds wings though there were no birds around me. When I got home, I was startled… Continue Reading “The Flutter of Leaves and Birds’ Wings – A Poem”

A Gorgeous Balance – A Poem

The forest has changed over time. It’s been years since I have been so deep into the trees and though the leaves still whisper in the same way that they always did. They are not tar black like they were before, but dark green.… Continue Reading “A Gorgeous Balance – A Poem”

Stepping Stones – A Poem

For a time, I was broken, unable to find the pieces of myself that I had lost along the way. It felt like my body was crumbling into itself, unable to find stability in a world that it no longer knew. Over time, the… Continue Reading “Stepping Stones – A Poem”

The Power of Words – A Poem

When I open my eyes, I am in the dark forest again. The trees around me sigh as if they are content to have me returned to them. I wander among the trees that I know so well but it is as if I… Continue Reading “The Power of Words – A Poem”

The Forest Again – A Poem

The leaves have been whispering again. They have led me to the edge of the trees and I try to look in, to see past the dark foliage but I cannot. I look at my hands, at the scars that still remain from the… Continue Reading “The Forest Again – A Poem”

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