Stories tagged ritual

Park Bench

6868 views00 comments00 favs

La femme petite/Posing for Monet On a patch of scenery /I lifted my hand/Positioned my wrist As if holding a brush

The Gourmand

6060 views00 comments00 favs

The Gourmand slowly led the way / And her assistants followed, / Pulling coolers full of delicacies in her wake, / Pausing at twenty-foot intervals as she stopped to breathe.

Ritual

615615 views11 comment11 fav

The dance draws deeper whirling witches weaving rhymes The fire spits fierce in the falling rain soon the spell will spill from secret times

Delray Takes A Sick Day

3030 views00 comments00 favs

Ten past eleven, Delray calls it a night.

The Element of Ritual

494494 views00 comments00 favs

Nurse Smithers straightened Dr. Baumgartner’s feathered head dress. it had slipped down below the caduceus so carefully painted on his forehead by the medical ritual staff.

Out on Fir Tree Point

33 views33 comments00 favs

Spring exploded in delirium filling the air with the perfume of lilacs and cherry blossoms. We walked in silence, listening to the cry of a mourning dove, peepers in the pond and the sound of gravel crunching underfoot. A pair of ducks swam away from the…

When Spectacle Replaces Ritual,

413413 views1010 comments44 favs

The aisle, nave and/ transept twist themselves/ into an auditorium.