Someday I will welcome the night
sleep will come easily
Your memory won’t assault my mind
Your voice won’t haunt my consciousness
My heart will no longer ache
I will no longer burn for you
and I won’t wonder
where you went
or what I did or said or didn’t say
which made you go away
Missing him comes in waves.
Tonight, I am drowning.
I think I am in desperate need of a vacation, a change of scenery, a new place to explore to recharge my batteries. I dream of just getting in my car and driving somewhere, anywhere… of hopping on a plane bound for a quiet beach where I can read, relax and contemplate the state of my life, my mind, my heart (all of which have been battered and bruised a bit these past few months, to put it…
The sun was setting and it was a gorgeous evening in late May. I was enjoying myself immensely, playing outside with my favorite littles, Naomi & Jude. My sister in law noticed that her neighbors yard was gloriously carpeted in pretty pink cherry blossoms and hinted that I might want to run home to grab my camera. I took one look, and knew I had to seize this moment. In fact, I’m so happy I did,…