Sweet but Bittersweet

                I had my best friend stay over at my house the other day.  Not only my best friend, but his boyfriend as well.  It is a new relationship between them, and watching them together is so sweet.                 Well, it is sweet but bittersweet as well.                  I have mentioned it before, but my […]

Fight to the death over laundry

                Ever have one of those fights with your significant other that you replay in your head over and over again, getting angrier and angrier with each replay?  One of those fights where the other person is so clearly in the wrong, you just want to throttle them into the correct answer?                 My husband […]

Writetober – Prompt 5 – Bow

                She held the box tightly in her hand.  Wrapping it had gotten her heart racing to the point she couldn’t focus.  The paper was bright blue with snowflakes.  Around it, she had tied the most perfect red bow she could.                 Inside was her pregnancy test.  After six years of trying, fertility treatments, and […]

Windchimes

You asked me to hang windchimes And I did Even though I hate them The thought of them Blowing in the breeze Irritates me The sound of them clinking A grating in my ear That I don’t want to hear Yet I hung them It is not my house But will always be my home […]

Learn the lesson

They say you have To learn the lesson Of what life really is Cold and cruel Sweet and kind A desperate mix To blow your mind They say you have To learn the lesson Of what you can truly be Nothing more Than a little ant Roaming through the street But the lesson I’ve learned […]

Pain Changes People

Pain changes people From beginning to the end From long time love To a distant friend Pain changes people How they look How they talk How they feel Mostly How they love Pain changes everything A view of the world can change From hopeful To damning To loving To spiteful Pain changes everything So be […]

She Fell in Love

She fell in love with him She closed her eyes Stood at the edge of the cliff Braced herself And jumped She held her breath Exhaled slowly And let the whistling wind Caress her cheeks As she fell She fell in love with him And she didn’t know why There was no exact moment She […]

Need Me

Touch me Taste me I need you I need the physical connection Of your lips melting on mine And the taste of your skin Mingling with the sweat of passion I need you And I need that kiss of seduction You place on my lips While you hold my hand in yours I need the […]