Tag: Father

My Father’s Garden

It was the antithesis of his back-breaking days and skin-cracked nights. After a workday of job-site floors and walls, back-splashes and hearths – unique patterns, lovingly placed, grouted, washed and polished; he’d grab a beer and head out back. Raising a plucked “Better Boy”… Continue Reading “My Father’s Garden”

Weekly Photo Challenge: Letters

This series of photographs is posted in response to the prompt “letters“. Upon first glance, these two photos, are a welcome banner and a logo on a cap.  For me, though, when I look at these photos,  I am instantly transported to the mountains… Continue Reading “Weekly Photo Challenge: Letters”

Mask of Silence (Speakeasy #145)

“I have spent years chasing the tail of my darkness.” I stay to know the man who I may, someday, be, As if by writing in his book, I pen my destiny. I have spent years standing by his side (or just behind), But… Continue Reading “Mask of Silence (Speakeasy #145)”

Lilies of the Valley

A sensation of relief wrapped him Like a comforting blanket, When he found remnants of the Lilies of the Valley, Still growing wild by the house.  The man discovered the hidden, inner child. +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ I wrote this response to Trifextra Challenge.  Upon reading the… Continue Reading “Lilies of the Valley”

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