Tag: Light and Shade Challenge

Decision

  Today, the first day of the rest of life,

Between the Lines

  ***** She tried to reach them but they turned away, She sought to heal the scars of childish chills, She strained to listen, words they’ll never say to her, and yet she stands there waiting – still. She delved too deeply, saw beyond…

An Engineer’s Journal: June 1967, “Lunch”

***** An Engineer’s Journal: June 1967 As a graduate chemical engineer, I expected the vagaries of being a woman in a traditionally male profession.  Yet, on that first day as a Process Design Engineer, I could not have predicted my first problematic situation in…

Fences

We’re taught as tots to build our fences tall, From early days; protection from the world, We learn from watching those we love, appalled the flag of honesty is rare unfurled. We imitate, as guileless children, little girls and boys, who strive to be…

Color Guard

My thoughts align, begin to stratify, The fog is gently lifted giving way to clarity, these morning shores do gratify, As grayish morn to colors give its way. Beachside shaders line the closed cafe, Reflecting vibrancy (though dormant) on the deck, Mirror granite, window…

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