Love & War — Notes From Afar

Photo by Maria Pop on Pexels.com To strike quick as a snake, to walk quietly as a shadow, is to draw life’s blood, to pay reverence to death, to satisfy the darkness, we are bred to love. Our armor is hard, as abandoned desire. Steel blades as sharp, as an angry woman’s ire. I was […]

Love & War — Notes From Afar

My Life of Illusion — Notes From Afar

Each discovery is another nail driven into the body on the cross of life. W. Somerset Maugham, Of Human Bondage Photo by Ralph David on Pexels.com I often awake in the middle of the night to distant screams, drenched in a cold sweat. There are no differences between my memories, and dreams, except I can live […]

My Life of Illusion — Notes From Afar

I Dream of Islands and Tea — Notes From Afar

Tea ceremony is a way of honoring oneself by putting another’s needs first, the joy that could be found in intimate service. Elizabeth Berg, Talk Before Sleep Image Source: Pinterest  Sprawled on the couch, I languished in a daydream staring through the open wall of the house across the East China Sea. The offshore breeze stirred […]

I Dream of Islands and Tea — Notes From Afar

The Alchemist’s Dreams — Notes From Afar

I dream of Alchemy,a spell of sweet magic,cast in a sinister hell.Life a whisper of synergydrifting on failure,a mist of tearsmixed in darknessemotions of smell;Lilac and ginger,Frankincense,agarwood too.Fingertips drift on velvet feather;she in a fetal reston the back of a flying crane.We conjured an oceanwith sky colored seafoam,and undulating waves – cobalt blue.I wore my […]

The Alchemist’s Dreams — Notes From Afar

A Knight’s Quest — Notes From Afar

By Hyperion aka Daniel I stood on the ramparts of age stained wooden beams looking over crenellations of a dying civilization without hope, over the heads of conquering hordes, lazy in their days, preparing for the terrors of night. Beyond the smell of decayed greed And displaced honor was a road, in a winding valley […]

A Knight’s Quest — Notes From Afar

The Alchemist’s Dreams — Notes From Afar

I dream of Alchemy,a spell of sweet magic,cast in a sinister hell.Life a whisper of synergydrifting on failure,a mist of tearsmixed in darknessemotions of smell;Lilac and ginger,Frankincense,agarwood too.Fingertips drift on velvet feather;she in a fetal reston the back of a flying crane.We conjured an oceanwith sky colored seafoam,and undulating waves – cobalt blue.I wore my […]

The Alchemist’s Dreams — Notes From Afar

Impromptu Story: What happens when you change and let go? — Notes From Afar

The return of dragons is the era of hope, change, and the new dawn of our humanity as we turn away from a predatory culture of hate and retribution to the culture of connection and love in all its many forms. Impromptu Story: What happens when you change and let go?

Impromptu Story: What happens when you change and let go? — Notes From Afar

The Alchemist’s Dreams — Notes From Afar

I dream of Alchemy,a spell of sweet magic,cast in a sinister hell.Life a whisper of synergydrifting on failure,a mist of tearsmixed in darknessemotions of smell;Lilac and ginger,Frankincense,agarwood too.Fingertips drift on velvet feather;she in a fetal reston the back of a flying crane.We conjured an oceanwith sky colored seafoam,and undulating waves – cobalt blue.I wore my […]

The Alchemist’s Dreams — Notes From Afar