I N H A L I N G / F A I R Y / D U S T

“Fairies have to be one thing or the other, because being so small they unfortunately have room for one feeling only at a time.”
― J.M. Barrie

P R E C I O U S

My eyes were closed, and although an oxygen mask was covering my face, I could hear everything they were saying.

L U P I . S P U M A

My husband once owned a trucking company, and within six months, half of his drivers quit. He was so distraught about it that he let the business go at the end of that same year. He’d had the company for forty years, and I’d only heard his account of what happened because he’d let it…

F I N G E R S

When he woke up in the morning he kept his eyes closed while sitting up in bed and swinging his legs over the side.  He sat like silently that for ten minutes.  His back was straight and his breathing was slow.  After that ten minutes he opened his eyes and stood up shaking his wrists…

T U R N

She directed him to approach the man with a gift, a man she knew would see him as a stranger.  The man shook his head and said, “I don’t want it” and walked away appearing offended.  

M O N A

As a mother several times over, she knew it was one of those questions that would one day be asked but she didn’t expect it that morning as she sat with her nine-year old daughter in the school parking lot and waiting for the morning bell to ring.

A P P O I N T M E N T S

As she sat on the toilet contemplating fear and staring at the blue spots on the wall the lesson was illuminated. Of course there were no blue spots on the wall but seconds prior she’d been staring at a blue and white polka dotted towel so when she looked away saw the illusion of what…

W O V E N

When results were less than desirable he questioned his efforts, the cost of his time, the investment of his mind, body and soul because this world had not paid the price and he began to wonder if he would die in debt to his soul.