Fully Past and Gone

This was written for Friday Fictioneers. My first of the New Year and hopefully one of many more to come. Many thanks, as always, to the wonderful, inspirational Rochelle.

Fully Past and Gone

It’s New Year’s Day, and the beach is crowded with revelers celebrating this gift of warm, windless sunshine and spring temperatures. Continue reading

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Looking for Signs #amwriting

For dVerse; Poetics and the sign said. If you want to see what’s going on, click on the preceding link.

 

Looking for Signs

 

Early August

meteorites flash

like spirits

across the navy sky

We watched, waited,

sipped red wine

shared laughing dreams.

She proclaimed:

“if one comes in five seconds

my life will get better.”

Instantly light speared

through darkness

We gasped, hope hanging

We never together

viewed Perseids again.

Her life didn’t improve

but like a meteorite

entering atmosphere

flashed and fragmented.

 

end 6/20/2017

Sascha Darlington