Autumn Leaves

Autumn Leaves by Isabel Afonso   The crunch of leaves fills her ears. The chilling winds sweep her off her feet. She tugs at her charcoal gray cardigan, hurries down the cluttered street. Her blue eyes glance at the slow dying trees. The ever changing leaves float to the ground like parachutes. Colors of red,Continue reading “Autumn Leaves”

Empathy

Empath Definition:  a person with the paranormal ability to apprehend the mental or emotional state of another individual. My definition: being one with your emotions and everyone else’s to the point you get overwhelmed by trying to be everyone’s superhero and keep a smile on your face. It’s exhausting being empath. It’s exhausting having toContinue reading “Empathy”

For a Moment 7

For a moment the rain pitter patters against my window and time is still. For a moment the house is quiet and I can only hear my breathing. I can only feel my heart beat under my chest. Have you ever noticed how soothing the rain can be? The tiny droplets cascade down the windowpaneContinue reading “For a Moment 7”

An Endless Journey

The sound of strings being strung The sound of keys being plucked The sound of drums echoing the rhythm of my heart Instruments being played, creating a hypnotic melody That makes my ears feel drunk with joy The feel of a pen gliding across a notebook My words wishing to keep up with my brainContinue reading “An Endless Journey”

So Carry On

It’s the little things. It’s the little things that keep us moving forward even when darkness clouds our minds and our hearts feel heavy with agony. It’s the simplicity of watching the sun paint the sky in shades of rose, scarlet and orange. It’s the sound of rain tapping on your window like the callContinue reading “So Carry On”

Pisces

I don’t know how to express it The attraction I feel from the moon The pull she has over me The way her light washes over me Calming me I feel at peace in her presence   I don’t know how to express it The attraction I feel from water The pull she has overContinue reading “Pisces”

Tales of False Glory P.1

A tide is coming It calls to me Rushing waters I did not forsee   Voices chant an earthly call Winds are strong Ground is breaking I don’t belong   Fire below boils high The air is scorched Spilling to the sky I did not hide   Was not my choice But theirs alone TheContinue reading “Tales of False Glory P.1”