FARSIGHTEDNESS

  Holding me with his strong arms, moving ever so gracefully across the dance floor. Knowing I have his undivided attention, I can feel him leaning in to smell my hair which pleases me. I miss being held like this. A secure embrace taking the lead, compelling my body to move as he wishes. He’s proud to [...]

INDETERMINATE DISARRAY

Purgatory, a depressing state of suffering.  Stranded for an undisclosed extent of time. Then again, the interval is the real punishment, not the condition itself. A person could accept the situation, if only time would cease to tally the fragments of heartache. Yet time, it does count every single piece. It’s the real reason those stranded in desolation [...]

DISPLACED INTERPRETATIONS

My foster family made the decision for all of us to go camping for my seventeenth birthday celebration. Upon our arrival at Deadwood Reservoir, I find the setting here in the thickest of forests textbook for our last days. Happily, I claim a spot next to the water and sunbathe most of the afternoon. Contemplating my [...]