Tag Archives: loss

Glass Monuments

Glass monuments gather dust. The shelves of our halls are full. They remind us of victories. Our conquests stand tall. Now the square is destroyed. Rubble and decay are piled high. They are the spoils of a lost war. The … Continue reading

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We Are Forsaken

A dark spirit covers the land. It fills the voids with its storms. A new season is starting. Its winds blow from unknown places. A good day is rare for me. I wait and feel forsaken. My heart is lost … Continue reading

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Proud Bench

A proud bench was alone. It relished its perfection. The seats were comfortable. Its decorations were a special gift. In that park grew many roses. Their beauty was a natural endowment. Visitors were calmed by their aroma. Still humble, they … Continue reading

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Sorrow’s Slaves

In a dream-like state, shadows come alive. Today, the force of sadness rules. Both are clasped in the grip of fear. Both use familiar and tested talons. Sadness keeps both risks and joy away. It is a perverse bounty. The … Continue reading

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Dark Clouds

The sky is hidden by dark clouds. The black storm is fierce and cruel. The origin of the conflict was small. A minor problem caught fire and spread. The people of loss are filled with anger. Their souls are consumed … Continue reading

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Latchkey Sheila

Sheila is alone tonight at home. Mom and Dad left long ago. Today the sitter was late. Childhood joys faded into the night. There was a family portrait on the wall. It showed three happy kids with mom and pop. … Continue reading

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Prayer

I am writing with my lucky pen. I am always surprised at its skill. I rely on it to know the answers but today‚Äôs problems test its powers. This desk I am at sees many students. It has seen more … Continue reading

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