Beyond All Ken

Tonight’s poem comes from the following IWWG (International Women’s Writing Guild) prompt: The dead know everything. For this week's writing exercise, begin there. Or end there: write toward it. Or insert this breathtaking phrase in the middle of your piece (prose or verse).     Ken   the dead know everything they understand you are … Continue reading Beyond All Ken

Winged Creatures

In myth and lore, winged creatures mark endings or transitions. A butterfly, the passage of the soul from one plane to another. Moths were the ancestors' eyes upon their people. Birds, the messengers of the gods.     Sorrow   Birds appeared after your last time. A flight stood at windows, clustered on the grounds. … Continue reading Winged Creatures