The girl next door who plays the piano, begins her music. As her fingertips settle upon the ivories, I allow my mind to wander. Not to far off places at first, just to the end of the garden, stood between two lonesome oaks who, despite one another, always seem sad and companionless this time of … Continue reading Wanderings

Spring rain

Daffodils look sad in the rain.   Pushed against the hillsides bruising a mustard yellow, losing all of their sunshine and the smiley faces I imagine hidden on the inside of their petals.   Weak and failing, praying for the wind to let up, just for a day.     Poem: © Kristiana Reed 2020 Between … Continue reading Spring rain

Summer Rain

My palm blossoms forth, fingers stretching toward the sun reaching for the empty space beside me, reaching out for you;   reaching out for your copper warmth skin wrapped in twilight in a cold Winter's night kiss, your eyes a molten blue.   I curl inward, around cotton memory aching for your return, idyllic Summer … Continue reading Summer Rain


A stem sprouts upward pushing past tarmac to mock the concrete jungle.   ________________________________ Day 4- Write a haiku. They’re often about nature, but yours can be about anything. Day 3 - This Town ________________________________ For the challenge, click here.