April 2020

A Birthday Surprise

I wake up to silence. No usual sounds of Dad clattering around in the kitchen, or Lucas hammering on the piano, or Maggie screaming at Mom because she doesn’t want to take Pickles out for a walk. I swipe at my eyes, roll over to check the neon-pink digital clock that sits on my bedside […]

Aubade: Roslyn

Bluebells bring upon faith— happy teardrops waiting to be unfurled, tendrils on their stem still waiting to grow, eager for the beauty that a bell withholds. All other flowers blur behind these bells of wisdom, like back in the old house in Roslyn, where we had a mini garden with orange tulips gleaming in the […]