Monthly Archives: March 2017

Three years ago 24 March 2016

Originally posted on sally gerard:
Cathy is the little girl in the front, right in the middle. Susan is keeping her in check! Dear Cathy, Words do not come easily for a letter like this. Would that you were here…

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Jack 22 March 2017

We hung over the fence watching his long stride as he ambled toward the barn, the bottom of his Levi’s and the pointed toes of his boots covered in dust from the cloud his feet created as he walked. Jack’s … Continue reading

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Hail 21 March 2017

Roof repair has been ongoing since a hail storm passed through last summer right at the end of wheat harvest. Our house was the first to get a new cover and we are waiting now for work to begin on … Continue reading

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Nugget Three 16 March 2017

When I walked into the backyard, the ladder was just there, leaning against the elm tree. Made of wood and kind of lopsided, I thought it had seen better days. Not knowing where it came from or who left it … Continue reading

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Another Nugget 15 March 2017

Lost in my confusing thoughts, I wandered along the ocean shore. A tiny flash of light caught my eye as the sun reflected off some glass. A little bottle was lodged in the sand and I stooped over to pick it up. … Continue reading

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Story Nuggets 14 March 2017

Here’s to a series of story nuggets…very rough. There were things I couldn’t live without, but it was too late to go back. Days ago, it seemed like we had all the time in the world. Now we were on … Continue reading

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Graph Poetry 13 March 2017

Some are thinking. One twirls her hair, staring at the graph paper on her desk. He has his head down, forehead to paper, arms down and hands in his lap. That one yawns, stretching his heck with a grimace on … Continue reading

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Substitute 8 March 2017

Some people don’t cope well with bad situations. They get caught in anger or depression and can’t find their way out. They react with their typical M.O. and then can’t stop even when they know they’ve gone way past ridiculous. … Continue reading

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A Better Person 7 March 2017

What would make me a better person? If I could let things go instead of continually turning them over in my brain like a record with a scratch that keeps skipping back to play the same measures over and over. … Continue reading

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Freedom 6 March 2017

Freedom means that I can decide who I want to be and what I will do with my life. Freedom means I can state my opinion, but so can everyone else. Freedom means that I have to accept the fact … Continue reading

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