w i n t e r g u m s

Cold against the bare skin of warm, deep-lined palm, colder like a December midnight against the tastebuds of tongue. Brick-hard on top of a hand— so fragile and so soft. Sweet, chewy 'side the calcium cave with teeth-made loft. Perhaps, humans are winter gums— sugar-coated, guarded, armored at first glance, melting, undressing, when inside a… Continue reading w i n t e r g u m s

mummed magic

the scarlet leaf of the almost bare autumn tree, s  l  o  w  l  y , ever s  l  o  w  l  y , f a l l i n g from its home twig to its grave earth. the crystal snowflake of the heavy, winter cloud g e n t l y , ever… Continue reading mummed magic

Dear Seasons

Like an elusive dream I silently hope to see how you undress--- from cold white to fresh green then to shy yellow and then to scarlet red, from freckled to plump and lush to skinny and then to skeletal bare. Like an enchanting perfume I secretly imagine your scent change--- from chilling trace of frost to charming… Continue reading Dear Seasons

Summer Choir

I still remember: the gentle rush of the calm yet humming cerulean ocean as it hugs the waiting sun-bathed sand and silent shells ashore; the sweet whisper of the whistling wind as it combs the golden grass strands who always beg for more; and then the loud yet soothing klee-ew sounds of the winged gulls… Continue reading Summer Choir

Sand and Ghost

Sand and Ghost Gold sand basked in summer sun, follows the wind wherever it blows, like my heart that goes after your ghost. — ©2016 Rosemawrites@A Reading Writer. All Rights Reserved. Photo credit: Fabio Rose In response to Sonya of Only 100 Words‘ Three Line Tales Week Fourteen. If you want to join, here are the simple rules: Write three… Continue reading Sand and Ghost

Summer’s Kiss*

Summer’s Kiss* *A collaboration with my Queen of Sonnets, who I consider a dear friend,  Melinda Kucsera of In Media Res. Melinda, an eloquent poetess and a gifted fantasy writer, is the author of epic fantasy adventure Stars and Angel Sing. Visit her blog and take a thrilling journey as she takes you to the enchanted world of Shayari. Summer’s Kiss Golden bright sun shows… Continue reading Summer’s Kiss*

WRITING 101: Seasons

My soul still search for you. For five long years, I was able to avoid this street. I was able to erase this area. I wanted to avoid you. I wanted to avoid us. Until my car stopped. It ceased to move, for reasons I don’t know. I guess it brought me here. To the corner we call our… Continue reading WRITING 101: Seasons