Train

train I woke up from a nightmare in cold sweat; I had been tossing and turning for some time, I assumed, since my clothes were in disarray. How long was I asleep, I wondered? It was white outside and not a single sign of civilization as I have come to know it. Just forests covered…

Chasing Art | Memoir

Dreams Dreamers often find themselves disappointed but where the disappointment is born is a question that I, like many others, was understanding in the wrong perspective. We all indulge in thinking of what it would be like if our dreams were realized but that is fantasy not actual life dreams. So what are life dreams…

Guardians

The doctor, the guardian of human health was always a somewhat magical figure possessing knowledge about our own bodies. The medicine men of tribal societies were often treated as mystical beings and to some extent that continues today.  I, like many others, grew up believing that doctors are those that one visits when a malady…

Somebody

Lying inside a tube with constant banging and periodic vibrations, I ponder why I am even here. The ball in my palm is now covered in my own sweat as I anxiously wait to leave.  The ball is to call the technician who, can hear me if they wished or in response to my summon.…

Ship of Fools

Imagine then a fleet or a ship in which there is a captain who is taller and stronger than any of the crew, but he is a little deaf and has a similar infirmity in sight, and his knowledge of navigation is not much better. The sailors are quarreling with one another about the steering…

Tales | Thursday

Judy, an elderly neighbor, stands at the railing beyond the elevator hallway, she stands there often, lurking and feeding her curious mind as, on the way to work, our heroine notices Judy and says, “good morning Judy.”   Her greeting and apparent stealth appearance at Judy’s side scared this poor old woman who mumbled, “oh, oh,” as…

Frozen

Soon as I saw her I wondered about her story. Her imprisonment seemed to have frozen her in a dance, did she want to become frozen? Was she punished? Was she rewarded? Are the conceptions twisted to suit my beliefs? Magical thinking does make life interesting however and nature’s randomness is awe inspiring, indeed dancing woman.…