Living the Moment

Tip of toes prancing, Two people dancing. One way, then another, Arm and arm with each other. The kitchen their stage, Birds freed from their cage. Steam rising, pots boiling, Yet-to-be dinner worth enjoying. Laughter tickles the heart, Smiles that make lips part. The fun to be had, A simple life yet grand. A twist... Continue Reading →


Some Habits Never Die

Heavy double doors sung open, and Xander's amber eyes were welcomed by a radiant silver star. It's shimmering scaled dome was graced by comets racing around a dark crowded room. The disco ball's passive display of radiance followed no rhythm but its own as it hovered high above the congested dance floor. Separate sets of... Continue Reading →


Night sky brightened by outdoor light, Decorations up, and townsfolk in delight. Music filled the air and drowned the silent night, Local folks gathered to enjoy the sight. Ladies twirled with bright smiles and lacy skirts, Men led in sombreros, boots, and button-up shirts. Rhythmic stomping against the dusty ground, Cheering and clapping came from... Continue Reading →

Yours and Mine Together

Step by step Side by side Your hand, my hand Feet in the tide   Dress whips back Hand on hat You laugh, I laugh Oh, wind, you brat   Sun-kissed cheeks Wind-blown hair Your nose, my nose Breathe the sea air   Cotton clouds Soft blue sky Your eyes, my eyes Catch seagulls fly... Continue Reading →

The Tornado Dancer

Sneakers, flats, or black high heels, Clarissa couldn't decide what to wear. Swing Dance Night was minutes away, And she couldn't wait to get there. Every Friday, she would partake, In the community ballroom dance. She loved twirling in dresses with high heels on, But tonight she wore sneakers and pants. While she may be... Continue Reading →

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