Cut to the bone. The Earth around The Oak was tangled with slender vines tipped with jagged red flowers. The buds pushed themselves up several inches above the soil, opening slowly with tendrils of sap glistening and dripping down the vines. The sap’s bioluminescence glowed a soft orange in the dark, their stamens poking upward … Read moreOAK III: Red Flowers & Bone
Overwhelming sadness Those coiled whispers softly woven Promises unending Torn away Savaged Slipped away as dust to the weeds.
She was broken with shame in a way that was irreparable. Wandering into the woodlands over the moors near home, she found a gigantic Oak tree set deep in the Earth, surrounded by thick moss that hadn’t felt human touch for a long time. The air was thick and heavy with the scent of it, … Read moreOAK