Month: June 2017

An Evening

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ASMR Poems

My First Try in ASMR Poetry An Evening—an ASMR Poem Evening air caresses my skin, gently, like your finger tips usually do. Calmness settles in as the open window offers a stage for my little robin’s song. My inner eye shows his curious bobbing, little toes clicking on the garden table as he settled in to watch me work, following the rhythmic tapping of my keyboard. He was silent then. Watching. His tiny feathers a […]

Fighting Ego

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Short Story

Do you sometimes stumble over your ego, and then realize that if you gently would let go, things would just be that much easier? For me this is an ongoing fight against my competitiveness, stubbornness, and yes quite a bit of pride. The penultimate metaphor for ego comes from Disney’s Aladin: …which is what Ego wants. …which is what Ego achieves. Because we are caught in the illusion. There were a couple of conversations lately […]

It’s Muggy

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Poem

The humidity clings to me Like a cat saved from drowning Air is holding her breath Wind has hidden away Only daring to gently tousle The uppermost leaves of the tallest trees Stillness, as midsummer approaches The elements play peek-a-boo The shortest night of the year Dives through the whole length of golden light She swims through the silence Even the birds are quiet Vertical blinds draw crooked stripes of light across the duvet Glaring […]

Like Wildfire

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Poem

Wildfire Racing over beheaded stalks of wheat There is not much nourishment In stubble Faster and faster She races desperate to keep the flames going Desperate to keep control So, so scared that once the flames run out There will be nothingness And out of the nothing a shape will form A shape so terrifying So horrendous So frightening The only thing her rage will not burn Out of the nothingness Will rise A mirror