Friday, April 29, 2011

Are you there, Dolores?

Tonight: I'm back in that burnt down forest, standing alone in the midst of gasoline fumes and smoldering charcoal. I'm freezing even though the ground is still warm from the fire, a cloud of black ravens circulates silently over my head. I'm wearing an ivory white Victorian style wedding gown, a sheer lace veil covers my hair that's been carefully arranged to look like a butterfly. Amazingly, the dress doesn't seem to have a single stain on it, and the pink roses in my hands look newly cut, covered with little pear shaped raindrops.

Instead of music I hear the sound of sparks from the recent fire, instead of wedding guests a thousand stars are watching me from high above in the dark blue spring skies. I immediately know that I've been here before, but I don't recall when or why. I think I had someone with me then, I can still feel his presence like electricity in the air, even though I know we last met years and years ago.

As the severed branches around me start burning again I'm violently awakened. Mom's standing over my bed, looking at me as if she had seen a ghost. "What's wrong dear" she says, once again faking her concern. I don't know where to start so I just tell her it was a nightmare.

I guess it was, but that feeling of standing alone in the dark still lingers as well as the smell of gasoline. It's morning but I want to go back to sleep, back to that forest. Something else has yet to happen there, and I want to know what it means.


  1. Somwhere over the rainbow. L.O.V.E

  2. wow!!!!

    thanks for comment on my blog!
    i love your words! i follow you!
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  3. Ah, les rêves inachevés... Quelle frustration!
    Mais bravo pour ton histoire romantique.

  4. I'm so glad that you commented on my page otherwise i would have never found yours :)

  5. oh, dreams... it's a wonder how they can make us wishful sometimes... you are most beautiful, Avy.

  6. Beautiful love it

  7. Amazing writing. Thanks so much for dropping me a comment xox Nicole

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  9. About the name... Did your Mom Really.....?

  10. Absolutely lovely.


  11. love your writing, so mysterious...
    and kinda dark...

    I want more

  12. You do have a way with words...Beautiful post. I wanna read more from you so I am following your blog ! xxx

  13. Thank you :)
    Btw... is it true, about your mother...?

  14. oOooo my gosh, i've had this dream. avy
    you have poemed my heart.

  15. Amazing, beautiful, deep, gorgeus... i like so much your blog... i certanly follow you...
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