Tag Archives: fear

This Evening

Where will you go this evening? Will I be able to find you? I keep your safety close to my heart. The incident I fear could be seconds away. I hope that we will reunite tomorrow. As the days pass, … Continue reading

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The Winter Night

Once the sun hid its face, the winter season began again. I spent the days waiting. I feared the nights to come. Life has been hard, really hard. Many days are dark and cold. My laugh is frozen by the … Continue reading

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A Foggy Night

Working near the bank of a shallow pond, I fell asleep into a cold, dark dream. Later, I slept in a foggy garden. I awoke with a sudden fear and slipped into the muddy lawn. My feet were getting wet. … Continue reading

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I Was Traveling Briefly

I was traveling briefly that morning. It was raining and I walked slowly. I approached a bridge and paused. Drops melted into the stream beneath the trees. The ripples reflected a flickering light. It was as if they were stars … Continue reading

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The Temple

I have begun to see that yesterday is wholly gone. Each word that I spoke has faded. I walk through a pure white city. Its humble denizens are kind. My voice is inadequate. I want to transform this day into … Continue reading

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If I Were Walking

If I were walking through the city at night, I would feel a tension from the fear of harm. “The city isn’t safe at night,” they say. “You could be attacked by a thief.” Because of the fear, I do … Continue reading

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The Forest Was Still

Today the forest was still. The wind was calm. The air had become heavy and stifling. The sky has no clouds. I know this will become a pattern. Once it has become a plague, the living creatures will flee. I … Continue reading

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