—Ever have a month without muse, without words, without poetry, without soul?
Well, I’m having one of those months, my darlings.
So, I shall post random, irrelevant things that make me smile hugely and fully.
“I will honour Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year. I will live in the Past, the Present, and the Future. The Spirits of all Three shall strive within me. I will not shut out the lessons that they teach!” –Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol.
Kay’s Memory Tree
Christmas is more than a season, it’s an emotion.
Like a bird alone in the desert or an owl in a ruined house, I lie awake and I groan. Psalm 130
—-In the midst
of Holiday Cheer, I miss you, my dear.
I want to call you. I
want to hear your voice. I want to meet
for intoxicating coffee & double chocolate cake at Barnes’s & Noble to
discuss literature, love, life.
—-This time of year is quite sad and lonley without my dear sister, Kay.
I cannot tell a lie. No. I cannot.
Ahhh, this may be one of the greatest downfalls in my life.
~~One blink of an eye. A single flutter. Eyelashes touching a bottom lid. Open. Close. And before your eyes close a second time…
Darkness sets in.. Shadows arrive. The love of your life has been shot three times in the head.
Life changes, a family is torn apart, a world becomes reduced to something you’ve never known or imagined.
EVER. Not in your most horrifying nightmares.
After my sister’s murder, I faced darkness directly in the face. I never turned away. I absorbed Every. Single. Detail. Continue Reading