Summer Universe

“Look at the stars,” he said softly. The words trickled over her the way raindrops chased each other down a window pane. She turned over in the grass, hearing the dry grass crackle under her like fireworks. “Take him and cut him out in little stars, / And he will make the face of heaven […]

Bitter Black Winter Upon the Stars

Frost nips at her toes, twining in various patterns that would make any mother proud. But Mother Nature never shows emotion. She passes upon the girl, weaving a few vines around her, protecting her in a womb of life. The girl slumbers on, dreaming of ships and stars. ——————————————————————————— Today in English class we read […]