Of the Forest CH 1Chapter One A cold breeze blew the hair out of the young girls face. She closed her eyes and let the chill of the clean air wash over her. She was so at home here. The sounds and creatures of the forest surrounded her, seemingly oblivious to her presence. She could hear the crickets chirping and the leaves of the forest floor crackle under some noisy animals paws. She filled her lungs with the crisp air and opened her eyes. She watched silently as another picture-perfect sunset lit up the darkening sky.She was always taken aback by the sheer beauty of the woods and country that surrounded her home. Miles and miles of woodland stretched out as far as she could see. A large roadway stretched from the castle where she lived, over the river partway down the hillside that ran lengthwise through the forest, and past the edge of the horizon. A dozen or so farms were scattered in the vast acreage, but they were the only form of civili
Alive*Alive*Darkness, all around. The moon is my only source of light. The night is cold, my breath comes out a fog. Heart races as legs pump. The wind from my running blows my hair behind me. I run faster, feet barely hitting the ground. I am a shadow among shadows as I race around trees and under limbs. A darting figure in the night. I run until my there is no more breath, then I tumble onto the ground and look up through the forest of branches above me. I smile as I stare at the full moon, my heart in my ears. I am alive.~Alternate Version~Darkness, all around. The moon, bright against the stars, my only source of light. The night is cold. My breath comes out a fog. My heart pumps hard. The wind from my running blows my hair behind me. I run faster, my feet barely touching the ground. I am a shadow among shadows as I race around trees and under limbs. I run until I have no more breath, then I tumble onto the ground and look up through the forest of branches above
It Goes OnIt Goes OnTwisted and torn.Confused and mixed-up.Big decisions.No matter what,Someone is hurt.I am, every time.Want someone.Want to be alone.Scared of the silence.Terrified of the sound.Thought I had everything.Emotions lie.Love withdraws.Pain is ever-present.Everything hurts,Inside and out,Emotions and body.Disoriented and lost.In need of a beacon,A bouy.No one is there,No one is deep enough,Steady enough, to hold a wave like me.I want too much,Demand what can't be given.Need space but crave touch.Fiery passion one second,Cold distance the next.I shiver in the heat.Want them both.Need them both.Force myself to have neither.Twisted psyche?Decisions that hurt.Words that scar.Questions unasked.Answers unsaid.Sit back and watch the pain shoot,From me,To them,And back.Take it all.Triangle of ache.Don't know how to make it stop.So I sit back,And think my thoughts,And hurt.Hurt so bad.It goes on.3-30-2009
NowNowHold me close,Hold me tight,Here today,Gone tomorrow,Close your eyes,Kiss me please,Savor the now...