The Last Laugh

Early morning's rolling thunder has passed, leaving behind a blanket of grey. Dawn struggles to move on; to make way for a jealous Sun to take the stage. The grey, victoriously, holds Dawn where it stands. I can almost hear laughter from the heavens, as Night looks over its shoulder, enjoying the show.

Fat Cat

The Sun is dead and gone, hiding in places beyond my sight, as it awaits resurrection by morning. Darkness has taken its place, quickly... comfortably; lounging like a fat cat, reveling in its own comfort, here in the land of Mayberry.

Life to Voice

I have so much to say, but my voice struggles to be heard. It stagnates within my throat; a firm-hand choke in the making. Frustrated, I rise to my feet, leaving the comfort of the old leather chair that my mother gave me. I walk to my door, emboldened by the sunlight, peering at me…

Sky Heart Earth

The light rain continues its fall here, on this chilly Mayberry morning. I adore the gentle care which is taken by the sky to give, and the earth, to receive, the blessing of rain. It is a joy to open eyes on such a morning, when earth and sky are so very loving to one…

Thunder By Night

A storm rages in Mayberry tonight. Thunder rolls, and huge raindrops explode as they hit my roof. Gone are the angel kisses of this afternoon. Mother Nature seems angry tonight; She is vengeful and wild. Wind howls and my mind races with worry about tornadoes. Now and then, the wind kicks up, causing the big…

Grey

Despite the Sun's best efforts, grey wins the day, as storms thunderously roll in. There is nothing more beautiful than a Mayberry storm. Grey skies calm the soul as rain weighs heavy on pine branches. Big drops splash against my window panes whenever the wind kicks up. And the sound...oh, my God, the sound; It…

A Mayberry Morning

It's a lovely morning here, in Mayberry. The sun is beginning to cast its offering in all of its spun gold glory. Critters scurry about, making ready for the day, as birds sing their song from the trees beyond my window. Further away, tree tops glow with morning light, the dew shimmering in the field…