Tea and Death – A poem

I have lived in the shadows Danced in the dark Music only I can hear Shadows in the corner of my eye Whispering songs yet to be sung Running through the fog Lost in the smoke from my breath A rootless soul, a mad angel’s gait Unlock the door and invite death in for tea […]

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Chapter 14

14 December It had warmed up a little, but not enough to melt any of the snow. It was a cool sunny day, Jacy and Abra were driving into Merribrook to do some shopping. They walked through the Christmas decorated mall, buying little presents for their friends. Jacy was watching a window Christmas village display […]

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Chapter 13

13 Thanksgiving was a few days away, a light snow had fallen covering the last of the dying grass and decorating the still fall colored trees. Abra offered Jacy to join her family back home, but Jacy declined. Rose insisted on making a Thanksgiving dinner for Jacy but she assured her that she would be […]

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Chapter 12

12 November Jacy woke with Fay’s tail brushing her face. Fay was facing the end of the bed, switching her tail back and forth. “What time is it?” Jacy asked herself. She dug into one of the pockets on the dress and found her phone. It was 7am, she had a deep dreamless sleep that […]

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Chapter 11

11 Jacy woke to Fay meowing by the bed. She checked the time, thankful that she didn’t oversleep but not happy to be up at five am. She got up and followed Fay downstairs. Fay sat next to her food bowl and meowed while Jacy struggled to open the can. Fay dug into her food […]

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It’s ok

It’s been hard to focus on anything lately. I haven’t been writing, or reading. I can’t meditate. Haven’t been able to even focus on watching tv. I finished a weaving and started two new ones but haven’t touched them in a few days. I started doing yoga again, before all this lockdown stuff started, but […]

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Chapters 9 and 10

9 Jacy woke to Abra to jumping onto her bed.  “Happy Birthday!” Abra screamed and began jumping up and down next to her. Jacy sat up and pulled on Abra’s pajama pants to get her to sit down. Abra sat on her feet and reached over to embrace her in a big hug.  “Thank you. […]

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After

TW: miscarriage  In my pervious post, I mentioned my miscarriage. I haven’t really written about it yet. But, I don’t want to really write about the miscarriage itself. I want to write about the after. But first I will write down the short story of that day. In 2017, I went to my midwife for […]

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Chapters 7 & 8

7 Jacy was meeting Morgan at the coffee shop at one. That gave her plenty of time to finally plant the roses that were still in pots. Abra told her that her mother used to grate soap around the garden and the smell kept the deer away, so Jacy figured it was worth a try. […]

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Chapter 6

6 Jacy and Abra were busy decorating Litha. The doorbell rang and Jacy found Ezra and Liam standing on her porch. They came in carrying trays of food and flowers. They took everything out to the back yard and helped Abra finish setting up. Jacy answered the door for Aria and Elsie. “We’re just waiting […]

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