Category Archives: Quick reads

SPRING IN SOUND

Birds tweet shrill like the tiny filaments that string a twig-bowed drag across a too-small violin. The freeway rush, the popping violets– both signs of growth predicaments that fan and flag, just as the breeze-blown grass spurts in the spring.

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WHERE TO PUT YOUR LOVE, YOUR HOPE, YOUR CHARITY (FOR STARTERS)

Take love, take hope, take charity, sleek-sized, like hand into a glove, or a stately castle in mid-moat. . . slip in these three, to try them on and see how fair a fit they make for thee.

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TAKING HEART

Take heart. . . Fake it till you make it Find any point where you can infiltrate it. . . Then, choose there to make your start.

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A LITTLE GIRL SAT PLAYING ON THE CARPET

A little girl sat playing on the carpet. Outside, there pattered rain. Inside, lamps shined to show the colors bright in her eyes, her smile, and on the long hair of her black-lashed fashion model dolls, and the violet umbrella, … Continue reading

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TWO WORDS

Two words against the closing in and dark in which you hide– GET OUTSIDE!

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A BLESSING TOO MANY?

Have the blessings grown to be too much?– Or else, too many?. . . CAN that even ever be?!. . . It smacks of oxymoron-y. . . You might say, ¡«No»!– You might say ¡«Sí»!. . . But, either way, … Continue reading

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DEEP LIGHT

Deep need not be dark. Inside it’s bright. I am, thou art A fire of love and light.

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