Author Archives: kristianw84

My New Year’s Wish

I awoke this morning like I do every morning, with sleep in my eyes and a dream in my heart, needing coffee to come alive. I found myself staring out the window at the white, velvet, snow blanketing the ground … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

it is nothing short of a dreamto sit by my christmas treecup of coffee in handstaring out the windowfascinated by the blanketing silenceas mother nature shakes her snow globeand its ability to slow timemy mind wandersto the mean old man … Continue reading

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I Wish I Could Write The Way I Think

I wish I could write the way I think – Obsessively Incandescently With maddening desire and the same intense passion that flows through these veins I would make love to these pages with such intensity, the moon would tear open … Continue reading

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Christmas Magic, Part Four

Christmas Magic, Part One Christmas Magic, Part Two Christmas Magic, Part Three Christmas Magic, Part Four Paul and Uncle Marcus strung the lights and tinsel on the tree while Aunt Tammy and Jessica went through the ornaments, taking a trip … Continue reading

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Hello Beauty, Hello Strange

I grew up in a family of women who got stuff done. Last-minute changes in plans and we now have an extra five mouths to feed? The women made it happen. Someone was injured during a nerf gun battle while … Continue reading

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Christmas Magic, Part Three

Christmas Magic, Part One Christmas Magic, Part Two Christmas Magic, Part Three Back at the Bed and Breakfast, Jessica and Aunt Tammy had just completed breakfast when Uncle Marcus and a man Jessica didn’t recognize brought in the tree. “Perfect … Continue reading

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Christmas Magic, Part Two

If you missed Part One, you can read it in the link below: Christmas Magic, Part One Christmas Magic, Part Two Jessica woke the next morning feeling exhausted. She wasn’t sure if it was the crying or the traveling, or … Continue reading

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Christmas Magic, Part One

I have been frustrated with my writing lately, not liking anything I write. So I have stepped away from both poetry and my novel, but I still want to write, so I cleared my mind and decided to write a … Continue reading

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On The Eve Of Turning 36

I have been thinking of you – the seed I never sowed the bun I never baked. I feel it – the eleventh month of my body and the calendar. Tomorrow will be my birthday. My spring is gone and … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday 80 – Photo A Day, Week 52

Day 358 I did a little editing, but no filter was added Day 359 I am fascinated by my dad’s new lamp Day 360 The view from my childhood home Day 361 The view from my current home. I spent … Continue reading

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