I sail into storms in my tiny boat ill-equipped for chaos navigating by sight I push through winds armed with oars and effort while waves tower and my boat is swamped bailing water fighting onward seeking only to stay afloat filled with knowledge that stopping is doom knowing that rest means I will surely drown … Continue reading Swamped

Rain and Wolves

The hunters approach by the light of the moon as rain builds and cloaks the sky the rain falls gentle upon thirsting fields misting the air into a shroud I wear wild calls shatter the night the full wolf moon removed, above it all as Earth regains her own despite us - Caroline A. Slee


Words written on the sky in starlight to guide us quaking aspens shivering in the chill mountainsides as mirrors brightened by snow Sending our messages upward heavenward skyward a song meant to get through - Caroline A. Slee

Terry Pratchett #FridayPhilosophy

“The worst thing you can do is nothing.” - Terry Pratchett


Photo by Gotta Be Worth It on Pexels.com Shroud The world awakens wrapped in the night covered over with stars and low clouds she does not cast her shroud aside - Caroline A. Slee

Mist in the Darkness

Photo by Gabriel Hohol on Pexels.com Mist in the Darkness The road ahead is hidden from sight dancing beyond low-hanging clouds our lights do nothing to illuminate the way bouncing back to us against the darkness we travel alone cloaked from sight life in parallel solitude facing mist in the darkness on our own each … Continue reading Mist in the Darkness


Churning Butterflies in my stomach with razors for wings morning in a race to beat the clock breath shortened heart rate heavy wrapped in chains created in my own mind churning waters as I try not to sink head above water with leaden limbs - Caroline A. Slee


The path ahead is out of sight hidden behind each hairpin turn climbing blindly towards an unknown destination for every inch forward we fall back once more switchbacks doubling our time taking us through pain more than once telling us it is time to find a new road instead of this endless journey going nowhere … Continue reading Switchbacks

Chaos Madness

Photo by Татьяна Чернышова🍒 on Pexels.com One thousand eyes to cover the spectrums everywhere all at once the madness that takes over emptiness in its path the chaos that does not create nothing blooming in its dust the dream-destroyer as spirit fades and memory seeks to resurrect what no longer remains - Caroline A. Slee


Photo by Dominika Roseclay on Pexels.com Nascent The air breathes a sigh a release, temporary relief and the earth grounds us a root system radiating into ever greater spaces we see with new eyes feel the air upon our faces ready for the pursuit of the steady steps we have chosen a chance to take … Continue reading Nascent