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Luna

I once heard a story about a girl who fell in love with the moon.  I heard the story from my babysitter when I was a child. Of course, after so many years, I can’t guarantee the accuracy of any detail.  She told me about a girl, slightly older than herself, who everyone simply called Luna. I asked my babysitter to describe Lun ...

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Like birds in boxes, we are all dreaming of flight. I completely understand your reluctance, my friend. The earth is solid, safe. Our flesh is the very stuff of soil. The earth’s gentle curve helps us to keep our perspective. Still, there will be a universe of days for us to rest within its dark, maternal loam. Until then—why not f ...

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I walk into the woods, deep and far. I walk until I feel that if I take one more step, just one final step, I will be lost forever. I have paused between trees—twin pines standing like giants in the dying sun. I fill my lungs with air until my heartbeat pounds for mercy. And then with a screaming release of breath, I exhale concret ...

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