Worth It (225 Words) It was a beautiful sight. Daria leaned over the boat edge, letting her hand trail in the water. The current pulled past her arm, troubling the reflection of fireflies and starlight. The moon shone clear, and the silver glow lit the world like another kind of day, bright and enlivening. “DoContinue reading “Worth It”
Category Archives: Spiritual
When Winter Comes
When Winter Comes (133 Words) When spring comes, it’s abrupt. One moment, the world is gray and biting wind, and the next the green starts to show and the birds are singing again. It’s such a curious and immediate change that it leaves me scratching my head. Where were all the birds in the winter? What were the leavesContinue reading “When Winter Comes”
The Patron (275 Words) There was an artist who was known to paint one picture. Always it was the same, the same distant gray-green mountains and the dark, hilly plateau where the city had once stood. With only that one image to offer, people lost interest in the man’s art and his house would haveContinue reading “The Patron”
Cave Dweller #writephoto
Cave Dweller (201 Words) When Annie was little, she had liked to watch the cave from the outskirts of the village. She imagined that a troll lived there, or an ogre, with the bones of its victims scattered around the floor. Then she imagined a wizard was hiding there, brewing evil potions. Or maybe itContinue reading “Cave Dweller #writephoto”
Straight On Till Dawn
Straight On Till Dawn (53 Words) It was 3:30 in the morning—she sat with her hands gripping the wheel.
Between Sea and Sky
HAPPY EASTER from Wallie’s Wentletrap–it’s a day of celebration, mystery, and hope! Between Sea and Sky (330 Words) When the water rises you begin to see things you never knew were there. The deep green of a wide ocean is the window of world apart, filled with life, wonder, and peril. And there is a specialContinue reading “Between Sea and Sky”
Wishing Rock (159 Words) She reached the rock at twilight’s early colors. The stone’s peculiar shape, the deep bowl at its center, reminded Alice of a well. Perhaps that was why it was known as the “wishing rock.” There was water in the basin, but it was shallow and green with resilient plant life. AliceContinue reading “Wishing Rock”
Animal Eyes (24 Words) There is something about looking into the eyes of animal.
The Light that Passed and Shone Forever
The Light that Passed and Shone Forever (348 Words) Some people will tell you that when you lose someone, you grieve and move on. They tell you, and rightfully so, that the loved one who passed would not want to see you sad. They would want to see you as they knew you, living andContinue reading “The Light that Passed and Shone Forever”
The Dragon’s Balloon
The Dragon’s Balloon (99 Words) “But how can it fly without any wings?” The young dragon looked up into Dhira’s face. Dhira knew the little dragon would never fly, not with its wings. She had found it in the woods, its weak wings fragile and undersized. Since then the old woman had cared for it.