Spark

Spark

Dark.  Eyes squinting to see shadows, trying to make sense of whatever is out there. Howls piercing the dark; terrifying warnings for those who venture far. Hair raises on the back of the neck. Fear becomes breath. Conflict.  Two stalwart, stubborn forces crashing together. The rubbing of different materials. Different dreams. Different interpretations. Different expectations. Friction is created. […]

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When Fear Comes Knocking…

It’s dependable, like an intrusive and unwelcome neighbor. Every month, it seems, the neighbor comes knocking. I crack the door an inch and he barges through – insistently telling stories which I’ve no time for. He strong-arms his way into pouring a cup of Folgers and spilling his frame into a chair at the kitchen […]

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