Pyres

Originally posted on Tales of a Family:
The Adobe Fire blazes, yet another pyre to a growing list, as Colorado scorches, blisters to unyielding infernos that scorch as pristine lands kindle. A hot wind roars, fuel to the flames, sending ash and smoke that block the sun and the mountains. The stench of soot attacks…

Burn This

Originally posted on Life On The Skinny Branches:
I set my heart on fire I burned it to the ground To purify what once had been To clear away the dark that bound From the ashes I salvaged what of me remained Underneath the soot and embers I bathed her in a warm milk bath…

Extra! Extra! The Latest on Joseph LaDuke

Originally posted on Tales of a Family:
While scrolling through old newspapers for family history, I always felt as though I transported back through time. Reading about the lives of my family and their neighbors and friends have given me a sneak peek into their daily lives. It was enjoyable, a simple pleasure, and I…

WordPress journey (2 acrostics)

WordPress journey False darkness dramatic depth crisis Admire autonomy burn guest cowardice Carefree desert island journey drive east Elusive frail glass clock forbidden feast Unpredictable punishment unstoppable wind storm Pleasure sanctuary slowly nightmare layers form Alan Grace 2 July 2018 I recycle 2016 Daily Word Prompts It is now over a month since WordPress stopped…

Walking Mysteries

Originally posted on Family Matters:
The sun burns her sultry way to the horizon and a little breeze blows celebration kisses as my 13-year-old friend and I begin our nightly journey. We head to the lake first tonight. Showing up wet at the door might cause a conniption, so I have her mother’s blessing. She…