Fall Feelings

Fall Feelings

Summer’s Afterglow The melody of autumn is played on muted strings, A symphony of wind and trees, the song September sings. The rhythm of the autumn rain is somnolent and slow; From softened skies, a lullaby in summer’s afterglow. –Blanche Day Manos September is that, isn’t it…summer’s afterglow? Each spring, leaves, flowers, grass are bursting […]

What’s in the Whisper?

What’s in the Whisper?

A cornfield at the end of summer with the wind moving through–a hundred whispers of dry, rustling stalks speaking to each other. They’ve felt the warmth of sun, held the golden, full ears of yellow corn, as they stood with tasseled heads erect, their roots deep in damp earth. They’ve known the farmer and his […]

A Real Life Mystery

A Real Life Mystery

Last night, I was watching a live presentation from a flooded area along the Texas coast. The reporter was standing on a higher, safe place, out of the water, and reporting on the flood in this coastal town. The streets were swimming with water, impassable. One stalled car already half-floated near the curb. The water […]

Pictures from the Past

Pictures from the Past

I was going through a box of old pictures the other day and came across a little folder of school pictures. I mean, these were really ancient! The children in these photos were from my grade school days. I sat down and turned the plastic picture sleeve holders and went back a few decades.  Funny, […]

Did You Hear That Noise?

Did You Hear That Noise?

     It gives me a fright when things out of sight go bumping and thumping around. My limbs start to shake and I’m wide awake on hearing an Invisible Sound. What could it be? I’m too frightened to see, so I stay covered up in my bed. Will it go away? It may if […]

Invisible Me

Invisible Me

  When one reaches a certain age, attains a veritable number of years, one becomes invisible. You don’t believe me? It’s true. Maybe it’s the white hair that puts up that Invisibility Cloak; maybe it’s the wrinkles; I’m not sure what triggers this phenomenon. For example, in a room full of younger people, the conversation […]

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