NIGHT FALLS

The last strains of sunlight lingered in the corners, grasping every available point of refraction.  She slid her fingertips along the glass wondering if this was all there ever was. Or could be.  She gazed at that beloved face, its eyes closed, a smile tugging at the lips. “Wake up!” Her mind screamed. The clickContinue reading “NIGHT FALLS”

DH

Need made her fly to a foreign land where like a slave she minded her masters’ home and child that she can feed her own little ones now hungering for their mother’s love. “DH”, short for Domestic Helper, was a piece inspired by the countless women who, in order to support their own families, leaveContinue reading “DH”

2 FOR TRIFECTA

Trifextra: Week Nineteen challenged us to complete the phrase “It wasn’t the first time” in 33 words excluding the prompt words.  Here are my two responses.  Thank you for dropping by and reading. 🙂 ——————————— LITTLE BOSS “It wasn’t the first time he said  ‘I’m the boss’.” Daddy observed. “That’s cute.” Mommy giggled. “I’m worried.”Continue reading “2 FOR TRIFECTA”

EXPECTATIONS

The bud turns to flower the seed to its tree according to their nature things will be. The infant in the womb though yet a seed mirrors Himself time is all he needs.           ________________________________ This is my 33 word contribution to the  Trifextra: Week Eighteen challenge “For our weekend challenge, we’reContinue reading “EXPECTATIONS”

FOR MY MOTHER

You always gave me the hand-me downs. You covered up Big Sister’s faults. She was responsible. I was not. She was favored. I was not. I am now a mother too. I understand. _____________________________ This piece was inspired by Trifextra: Week Sixteen. The challenge for this weekend is to write a 33-word response to  “Mother”.Continue reading “FOR MY MOTHER”