August 21st

A cherished place  always allowing me to recharge and be vulnerable.  An old friend. A beautiful forest. Even being fully aware of climate change, I never expected to see you dry.  A metaphor, almost β€” a drought.  I was alone for a while, marveling in sadness over the empty lake bed  concerned over the animals…

August 1st

He asked her if she wanted to stay up and watch the sunrise, fully knowing her answer  about 5:00 am now a calm aura around them, him knowing the rising suns colors would bring her comfort  she looked at him tiredly and with excitement a smile and a soft kiss her answer. They watched the…