Echoes of love

The candles I lit around the room remind me of a sky full of stars. Walking through corridors of time, I remember the summer night when my heart was filled with a love I thought was forbidden. A love I kept buried because I was afraid it would scare him away. A love so intense…

Words are beautiful

I am in love with words. They are doves falling out of the ceiling. Anne Sexton “Cellar door” is widely seen as a beautiful or musical phrase. There’s a study called phonesthetics that deals with how words sound. Some are euphonious or pleasing, and some are cacophonous or displeasing. A certain combination of sounds makes…

Crunching leaves under my feet

There’s no question about it. Autumn is my favorite season. As I endulged in a whole day spent on the road, then in a forest, I marveled at the beautiful colors, taking deep breaths as if I’ve never had air in my lungs before. The sky was immaculate, giving the impression of eternity and purity….