Tag: journeys

February 7, 2017

The Beginning

So, we’re in the first step of the long haul. Don’t let it fool you. It seems easier now. It’s not. Here is when we begin the work. We exploded in reactive retaliation. Things will calm down for a bit. It’s not a retreat. It’s regroup. Recalibrate. Breathe. We have ideas of what could come […]

February 5, 2017

“But I Turned Out Okay”

Fine is the watch word. I’m totally okay. It what we say when we’re just barely coping or getting by. What we mean is we’re somehow okay with where we are. Really, though, we could be so much better. I listen to people of the generations before mine and some who are older in my […]

January 22, 2017

In The Time Before…

Go to sleep, all you people out there. Soft and sound in your beds tonight. We shall be at war soon. You thought you were tired. I thought I knew pain. The madness is coming. Our Dear Leader has spoken. His revelers shriek with such delight, not knowing what awaits us tomorrow or the next day. They […]

July 9, 2016

Traveler 3 (Takeoffs)

Rest will not come easy The voyage is long It is a familiar way Though it brings new foes Anticipation brims over The doors must close Shiny tinks of buckles Gulps of bitter anxiety Each time the same thoughts Tumble around her head “Is this the one?” “Will I be dead?” Age sitting beside her Take […]

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