“A Lingering Memory” (a special spotlight)

A Lingering Memory by Charles Schilling It was a slow kiss Giving warmth to my chilled face. Her lips so light upon me, And her embrace around me. Her hands running delicately through my hair And a hug to my weary body. It envelops me And the heat is so intense. It burns my skin. …

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Now and Then

She now stands taller than me with legs as strong as a Viking woman; descendants are we. Wrapped in my arms, I guarded her with the intensity of a thousand Viking women. To protect my babe I would have fought a thousand men. With my bare hands, I would have silenced their breath. Without a …

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Make it a double

Color fragments swirling through the atmosphere find a way in to my dreams. Four white walls transformed to pink tones. Like warm stones on my eyelids, the rose-colored air heats my skin. Still dreaming I feel the shift. Still dreaming I donโ€™t lift. Still dreaming stones removed and replaced with your kiss. Layered in blush …

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Eve’s Last Evening (flash fiction w/audio)

Eve's Last Evening - Flash Fiction w/audio She is a contrast in emotions. In life choices. Opposites that pull at Eve's brain, that sometimes pull her apart. One half of her brain fighting fiercely to live. To achieve. To win. The other half of her brain pulling her into a dark frozen forest. Pulling her …

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A Story Set Free (audio poem)

A Story Set Free - Audio Poem They whisper and wait, the stories that exist inside of me. I write about what once was, to release them, to set them free. Elusive details captured on a page. My blank messenger conspires with me, coaxing the story out of hiding, and snaring it for others to …

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Summer Shorts

Welcome to a sampling of my "shorts." Any excuse to scroll through images of tanned beach men. ๐Ÿ˜‚ My Saturday Shorts began as a place to share random short lines that flood my mind. I hope you enjoy my shorts! Be well. ๐Ÿ’— Michele My Shorts: Saturday Shorts Saturday Shorts - Writing Saturday Shorts - …

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Finding a Porpoise

Finding a purpose is a purposeful life-long journey, and one I commend, but I just want to find a porpoise who can teach me how to click and spin, and how to play with wild abandon, and how to hold my breathe while diving to deep depths. With a sense of purpose, my newfound porpoise …

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Get Lost

Three years ago, today, I registered for a WordPress site and a few days later I published my first post. I cannot believe three years have passed since I began my creative blog venture! โœ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ“ท๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ—ฃ๏ธ ๐Ÿฅณ To celebrate my special milestone, several days next week I will be sharing a few favorites from my archives …

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Twilight’s First Blush

There was a time when I bathed in a certain magic found only during the twilight hours. A stillness. A soft pinkness. An advantage over the sleepers, sleeping away the most enchanting part of the day. I was a witness to the sunโ€™s first appearance with eyes not rested from the night before. Eyes, glistening …

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Journey thru the Desert (video)

โ€œThe glaring light of the desert sun exposed a person's true face. I could no longer run or hide or pretend to be anything other than what I was.โ€โ€• Summer Shultz, from Stuck Wide Open https://videopress.com/v/6IkN2hSi?resizeToParent=true&cover=true&preloadContent=metadata&useAverageColor=true Sharing nature photos makes me as happy as being in nature. OK, not exactly, but I do enjoy it and it …

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