A Mighty Soul

A Mighty Soul

The woods are never solitary--they are full of whispering, beckoning, friendly life. But the sea is a mighty soul, forever moaning of some great, unshareable sorrow, which shuts it up into itself for all eternity. Lucy Maud Montgomery ----- Prologue Slowly and noiselessly, the candle was burning out.  Once, in its death throes, it flashed [...]

The Isle

The Isle

Golden light moves with the silken grace of a dancer, across the rolling waves.  Sunset.  Behind me, amber leaves crown aging trees and the ground slopes ever upward to the distant, snow-capped peaks.  I feel the cool, frail blades of grass beneath my bare feet as I sit, my knees held tight to my chest.  [...]

Starlight: A Creation Story

Starlight: A Creation Story

In the long days and dreams before all the stars, save one, had blinked their last, a story was told in the lights of the firmament.  All the moving worlds, the great and elaborate dance of the celestial bodies, all of these were only pieces – words and phrases – of the timeless tale.  The [...]

On the Fifteen

On the Fifteen

It was Wednesday.  It was Wednesday, and I was running late. The morning had started lethargically and I had looked to the clock hoping to find comfort in my punctuality, but instead the sad, frowning face that read eight-twenty informed me that I had missed my usual bus and would have to hurry in order [...]